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CRIMINAL CODE 

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Article 323 - Act of Terrorism
1. An act of terrorism, i.e. explosion, setting fire, assault on a person, use of a weapon or any other act that creates the risk of death, substantial damage
to property or the occurrence of other grave consequences that has been committed for terrorist purposes, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of ten to fifteen years.
11. Any threat of committing the act defined in paragraph 1 of this article, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of six to twelve years.
2. The same act committed:
a) jointly by more than one person;
b) repeatedly;
c) using weapons of mass destruction, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of twelve to seventeen years.
3. An act defined in paragraphs 1, 11
 or 2 of this article that results in death or other grave consequences, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of fifteen to twenty years or by life imprisonment.
Note:
1. For the purposes of this Chapter, 'terrorist purpose' means threatening public or coercing public authorities, foreign authorities or international
organisations into taking or refraining from taking certain actions, or to undermining or destroying fundamental political, constitutional, economic or
social structures of a country/foreign country/international organisation.
2. For an act defined in this article, a legal person shall be punished by liquidation or deprivation of the right to carry out a particular activity and a fine.
Law of Georgia No 458 of 30 June 2000 – LHG I, No 27, 17.7.2000, Article 83
Law of Georgia No 3530 of 25 July 2006 – LHG I, No 37, 7.8.2006, Article 271
Law of Georgia No 4630 of 5 May 2011 – web-site, 19.5.2011
Law of Georgia No 5170 of 28 October 2011 – web-site, 11.11.2011
Law of Georgia No 5744 of 2 March 2012 - web-site, 15.3.2012
Law of Georgia No 1641 of 27 November 2013 – web-site, 16.12.2013


Article 323- Unlawful purchase, storage, carrying, manufacturing, transportation, transfer, sale or use of firearms, ammunition, explosives or
equipment for terrorist purposes
1. Unlawful purchase, storage, carrying, manufacturing, transportation, transfer, sale or use of firearms, ammunition, explosives or equipment for
terrorist purposes, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of six to nine years.
2. A threat to commit the act defined in paragraph 1 of this article, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of four to eight years.
3. Use of firearms, ammunition, explosives or equipment for terrorist purposes, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of ten to fifteen years.
4. A threat to commit the act defined in paragraph 3 of this article, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of six to twelve years.
5. An act defined in paragraphs 1, 2, 3 or 4 of this article that results in death or other grave consequences, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of twelve to twenty years or by life imprisonment.
Note: For an act defined in this article, a legal person shall be punished by liquidation or deprivation of the right to carry out a particular activity and by
a fine.
Law of Georgia No 1641 of 27 November 2013 – web-site, 16.12.2013


Article 323- Participation in international terrorism
1. Participation in international terrorism, and/or military support to a foreign country or the authorities thereof, to a group of persons or to other
physical or legal persons, committed for terrorist purposes, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of twelve to seventeen years.
11. Crossing or attempting to cross the state border of Georgia for the purpose of carrying out, preparing for or participating in terrorist activities or
trainings, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of six to nine years.
2. An act defined in paragraph 1:
a) committed repeatedly;
b) by a group with preliminary agreement;
c) committed by a terrorist organisation;
d) that has substantially damaged the state and/or results in death or other grave consequences, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of eighteen to twenty years or by life imprisonment.
Note:
1. For the purposes of this article, international terrorism shall mean terrorist activities defined as `international terrorism` by Article 1(d) of the Law of
Georgia on Combating Terrorism.
2. For the purposes of this article, military support shall mean selection or training of relevant personnel, purchase of equipment, participation in
military actions, and provision of logistic, intelligence or functional support, provision of terrorists with a bodyguard or other military services.
Law of Georgia No 2185 of 4 April 2014 – web-site, 16.4.2014
Law of Georgia No 3699 of 12 June 2015 – web-site, 29.6.2015


Article 324 - Technological terrorism
1. Unlawful purchase, storage, carrying, production, transportation, transfer or sale of biological, radiological, chemical or bacteriological (biological)
weapons or components thereof, of radioactive and/or other substances harmful to human health, or research and development of biological and
chemical weapons, committed for terrorist purposes, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of six to nine years.
2. A threat to commit the act defined in paragraph 1 of this article, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of four to eight years.
3. Use of biological, radiological, chemical or bacteriological (biological) weapons or components thereof, of pathogenic microorganisms, radioactive
and/or other substances harmful to human health, including seizure of the facilities constituting nuclear, chemical or increased technological or
ecological hazard, committed to influence physical and legal persons or for terrorist purposes, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of ten to fifteen years.
4. A threat to commit the act defined in paragraph 3 of this article, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of six to twelve years.
5. The act defined in paragraphs 1, 2, 3 or 4 of this article (other than the use of nuclear, radiological, chemical or bacteriological (biological) weapons or
components thereof, pathogenic microorganisms, radioactive and/or other hazardous substances harmful for human health)that results in death or other
grave consequences, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of twelve to twenty years or by life imprisonment.
Note: For an act defined in this article, a legal person shall be punished by liquidation or deprivation of the right to carry out a particular activity and by
a fine.
Law of Georgia No 1908 of 28 December 2002 – LHG I, No 4, 22.1.2003, Article 23
Law of Georgia No 3542 of 25 July 2006 – LHG I, No 36, 4.8.2006, Article 268
Law of Georgia No 5744 of 2 March 2012 – web-site, 15.3.2012
Law of Georgia No 1641 of 27 November 2013 – web-site, 16.12.2013


Article 3241- Cyberterrorism
1. Cyber terrorism, i.e. unlawful appropriation, use or threat of using computer information protected by law giving rise to the danger of grave
consequences that has been committed to threaten public and/or influence authorities, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of ten to fifteen years.
2. The same act that results in death or other grave consequences, -
shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of twelve to twenty years or by life imprisonment.
Note: For an act defined in this article, a legal person shall be punished by liquidation or deprivation of the right to carry out a particular activity and by
a fine.
Law of Georgia No 1908 of 28 December 2006 – LHG I, No 4, 22.1.2003, Article 23
Law of Georgia No 3530 of 25 July 2006 – LHG I, No 37, 7.8.2006, Article 271
Law of Georgia No 5744 of 2 March 2012 – web-site, 15.3.2012

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