This provision is, however, absent from the penal Code Iran approved in 2012, though apparently not yet signed into law.
And then there is Article 475 of the penal code, which was the focus of so much discussion online.
Then there is the problematic relationship between adultery and rape in some Islamic penal codes.
“Murder is what defines us: section 187 of the penal code,” she tells Newsweek.
Step by step, the penal and custodial apparatus of the United States has become larger, more belligerent, and more brazen.
Port Arthur—one of the penal settlements on Tasman's Peninsula.
Mr Haredale is a sufferer from the penal laws, and I can't expect his favour.'
This nephew robbed him some time ago, and was sentenced to penal servitude.
At present, penal law is absolutely impotent in this matter.
It has been used as a penal settlement by England, but this is now abolished.
"pertaining to punishment," mid-15c., from Old French peinal (12c., Modern French pénal) and directly from Medieval Latin penalis, from Latin poenalis "pertaining to punishment," from poena "punishment," from Greek poine "blood-money, fine, penalty, punishment," from PIE *kwoina, from root *kwei- "to pay, atone, compensate" (cf. Greek time "price, worth, honor, esteem, respect," tinein "to pay a price, punish, take vengeance;" Sanskrit cinoti "observes, notes;" Avestan kaena "punishment, vengeance;" Old Church Slavonic cena "honor, price;" Lithuanian kaina "value, price").