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Code on Administrative Offences
No. 218 of 24 October 2008 

(excerpts)

Published on 16.01.2009 in the Official Journal no. 3-6     art Nr : 15   
Date of entry into force: 31.05.2009
AMMENDED
    LP25 of 04.03.10, MO41-43/26.03.10 art.114
    LP14 of 26.02.10, MO39-40/23.03.10 art.95
    LP108-XVIII of 17.12.09, MO193-196/29.12.09 art.609; in force from 01.01.10
    LP16-XVI of 03.02.09, MO47-48/03.03.09 art.132


Article 54. Infringement of the legislation on the religious organizations
(1) Infringement of the freedom of belonging to a particular religion, or to have or not certain beliefs, to change the religion or beliefs, to practice a religion or beliefs either individually or jointly, in public or in private, through teaching, religious practice, and worship observance
    shall be punishable by a fine from 5 to 10 conventional units applied to the individual, a fine from 100 to 200 conventional units applied to the legal entity, depriving or not, in both cases, of the right to engage in certain activities for a period of three months up to one year.
(2) Religious intolerance manifested through acts that infringe with free exercise of religious worship or performing acts of religious hatred 
    [Article 54's. (2) amended on 04.03.10 by LP25, OJ41-43/26.03.10 art.114]
   shall be punished with a warning or a fine from 10 to 20 conventional units.
(3) Exercising on behalf of a religious organization or individually of practices and rituals which are contrary to the law on religious cults and their component parts
    [Article 54's. (3) amended on 04.03.10 by LP25, OJ41-43/26.03.10 art.114]
  shall be punishable by a fine from10 to 20 conventional units.
(4) Conducting religious activity by foreign citizens in public places without prior announcement of the city hall
    shall be punished by a fine from 40 to 50 conventional units.
     [Article 54's. (4) amended on 04.03.10 by LP25, MO41-43/26.03.10 art.114]
(5) Offenses against religious feelings of individuals, desecration of their venerated objects premises, monuments, symbols 
    shall be punished by a fine from 20 to 30 conventional units or community service work from 40 to 60 hours.
    (6) Infringement of the exclusive right of publishing, printing and manufacturing, marketing or otherwise disseminating religious objects
    shall be punished with a fine from 25 to 35 conventional units.
     (7) Disclosure of the confession secret by a religious clerk
    shall be punished with a fine from 5 to 10 conventional units.