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Act 300/2005 Coll.
of 20 May 2005
CRIMINAL CODE

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Section 297
Establishing, Masterminding and
Supporting a Terrorist Group
Any person who establishes or masterminds a
terrorist group, is its member, actively
participates in it or supports it shall be liable to a
term of imprisonment of eight to fifteen years.

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Section 419
Terrorism and some forms of participation
on terrorism
(1)Who
a) with an intent to seriously intimidate
inhabitants, seriously destabilize or defeat
constitutional, political, economical or social
establishment of the state or a structure of an
international organisation, or to coerce a
government of the state or an international
organisation to act or to omit to act, threats
by commitment or commit an offence
endangering the life, health of people, their
personal freedom or a property, or illegally
produces, gets, owns, possesses, transports,
delivers or in another way uses explosives,
nuclear, biological or chemical weapons, or
performs not permitted research and
development of such weapons or weapons
prohibited by law or by an international
treaty,
b) with the intent to cause death or serious
bodily harm or considerable damage on
property or environment possesses
radioactive material, or has or creates
nuclear explosive machine or a machine
diffusing radioactive material or emanating
radiance, which may due to its radiological
features cause death, serious bodily harm or
serious damage on property or environment,
or
c) with the intent to cause death or serious
bodily harm or considerable damage on
property or environment, or to coerce natural
person or legal person, international
organisation or state to act or omit to act,
uses radioactive material or nuclear
explosive system or a system diffusing
radioactive material or emanating radiance
which may cause death due to its radiological
features, or serious bodily harm or
considerable damage on property or on
environment, or uses or damages a nuclear
reactor including reactors installed on floats,
vehicles, planes or cosmic objects, used as
an energy source for driving such floats,
vehicles, planes or cosmic objects, or for
other purposes, or premises or traffic system
used for production, storage, processing or
transport of radioactive material in a manner
which releases or may release radioactive
material, or threats by such act in
circumstances indicating credibility of the
threat, or
d) asks for radioactive material, nuclear
explosive system or system diffusing
radioactive material or emanating radiance
which may due to its radiological features
cause death, serious bodily harm or
considerable damage on property or
environment, or a nuclear reactor including
reactors installed on floats, vehicles, planes
or cosmic objects used as an energy source
for driving such floats, vehicles, planes or
cosmic objects or for other purposes, or
premises or traffic system used for
production, storage, processing or transport
of radioactive material, with threats in
circumstances indicating credibility of the
threats or use of power,
shall be imposed an imprisonment sentence for
20 to 25 years or life imprisonment.
(2)The same sanction as in the paragraph 1
shall be imposed to the person who
a) collects or provides financial or other means,
personally or through another person, even
partially, for the purposes of their use or
allowing their use for commitment of the act
listed in paragraph 1,
b) provides knowledge of methods or
techniques for production and using of
explosives, nuclear, biological or chemical
weapons or other similarly maleficent or
dangerous stuffs for the purposes of
commitment of the act listed in paragraph 1
or attempts for such act or participates on
such act,
c) publicly incites to commit the act listed in
paragraph 1 in a manner defending or
exonerate commitment of such act in case of
its commitment, and herewith causes a
danger of its commitment or participates in it,
d) asks another person to commit or participate
in committing the act listed in paragraph 1 or
attempts to ask or participate in the attempt,
or
e) plans to commit the act listed in the
paragraph 1 with the intent to commit or
enable its commitment.
(3)The life imprisonment shall be imposed on
the offender if s/he commits the act listed in
the paragraph 1
a) and gives rise a serious bodily harm to more
persons or death of more persons,
b) on a protected person,
c) towards armed forces or armed corps,
d) as a member of a dangerous grouping, or
e) during a crisis situation.
(4)The life imprisonment shall be imposed to the
offender if s/he commits the act listed in the
paragraph 2 letter a) and herewith facilitates
using the financial or other sources collected
or provided by him, for committing the
attempt of the offence listed in the paragraph
1, or s/he personally uses them in such
manner, or commits the act listed in the
paragraph 2 letter d) and herewith allows
commitment or attempt of the act listed in the
paragraph 1.

Section 420
Torture and Other Inhuman or
Cruel Treatment
(1) Any person who, in connection with the
exercise of his powers of the public authority
official, from his motion or with his explicit or
implicit approval, causes another person
physical or mental suffering by ill-treatment,
torture or other inhuman and cruel treatment
shall be liable to a term of imprisonment of two
to six years.
(2) The offender shall be liable to a term of
imprisonment of three to ten years if he commits
the offence referred to in paragraph 1
a) with at least two more persons,
b) acting in a more serious manner,
c) against a protected person,
d) by reason of specific motivation, or
e) against a person whose personal liberty was
restricted in compliance with the law.
(3) The offender shall be liable to a term of
imprisonment of seven to twelve years if he
commits the offence referred to in paragraph 1,
a) and causes grievous bodily harm or death
through its commission,
b) with the intention to prevent or obstruct the
exercise of fundamental rights and freedoms by
another, or
c) as a member of a dangerous grouping.
(4) The offender shall be liable to a term of
imprisonment of twelve to twenty years if he
commits the offence referred to in paragraph 1,
a) and causes grievous bodily harm or death to
several persons through its commission, or
b) under a crisis situation.

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