The State Public Prosecution clarifies the penalty for endangering


The Public Prosecution Office of the State, through a film material published today on its social media accounts, clarified the penalty for endangering.

The Public Prosecution indicated that according to Article 399 of Federal Decree-Law No. 31 of 2021 promulgating the Crimes and Penalties Law, a person who willfully commits an act that endangers people’s lives, health, security or freedoms shall be punished by imprisonment and a fine or one of these two penalties.

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The penalty shall be imprisonment if the act results in harm whatsoever, without prejudice to any severer penalty prescribed by law.

The dissemination of this information comes within the framework of the State Public Prosecution’s ongoing campaign to enhance the legal culture among members of society, publish all the new and updated legislation in the country, and raise the level of public awareness of the law, with the aim of spreading the culture of law as a way of life.

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