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CRIMINAL CODE
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Terrorism
Article 391
(1) Whoever, in an intention to seriously threaten the citizens or force Serbia, a foreign
country or international organization to do or not to do something, or to seriously threaten or
violate the fundamental constitutional, political, economic or social structures of Serbia, a foreign
country or international organization:
1) attacks the life or limb or freedom of another person;
2) kidnaps or takes hostages;
3) destroys a state or public facility, traffic system, infrastructure including the
information systems, platform in the epicontinental basin, common good or private property in a
way threatening people’s lives or causing serious damage for the economy;
4) hijacks an airplane, ship or other vehicle for public transport of people or goods;
5) produces, possesses, provides, transports, supplies or uses nuclear, biological, chemical
or other weapons, explosive, nuclear or radioactive material or devices, including the research
and development of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons;
6) releases contaminating material or causes a fire, explosion or flood or undertakes other
risky actions that may threaten the life of people;
8) prevents or stops the supply of water, electricity, or other natural resource which may
threaten the life of people,
Shall be punished with imprisonment from five to fifteen years.
(2) Whoever threatens with committing a criminal offence referred to in para 1 of this
article,
Shall be punished with imprisonment from six months to five years.
(3) In case of death of one or more persons or serious destruction due to an act referred to
in para 1 of this article,
The perpetrator shall be punished with imprisonment of minimum ten years.
(4) If, committing an offence referred to in para 1 of this article, the perpetrator
committed premeditated killing of one or more persons,
They shall be punished with imprisonment of minimum twelve years or
imprisonmentfrom thirty to forty years.

Public Instigation of Terrorist Acts
Article 391a
Whoever publicly expresses or disseminates ideas that directly or indirectly instigate a
criminal act referred to in article 391 hereof,
shall be punished with imprisonment from one to ten years.

Recruitment and training for terrorist acts
Article 391b
(1) Whoever, in an intention to commit a crime referred to in article 391 hereof, recruits
another person to commit or take part in the commission or to join the terrorist conspiracy,
shall be punished with imprisonment from one to eleven years.
(2) The punishment specified in para 1 of this article shall also refer to whoever, in an
intention to commit a crime referred to in article 391 hereof, gives instructions on how to make
and use explosive devices, fire arms or other weapons or dangerous or harmful matter, or
whoever trains another person to commit or take part in the commission of such criminal act.

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