Austrian Criminal Code translated by Professor Andreas Schloenhardt

23 Feb 2017
Chief Prosecutor Dr Christian Manquet, Mr Christian Pilnacek, Head of the Criminal Law Division, Ministry of Justice, Professor Dr Frank Höpfel (University of Vienna), Mr Gerald Muther (NWV), Professor Andreas Schloenhardt

The Ministry of Justice of Austria commissioned UQ law Professor Andreas Schloenhardt – also a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Vienna, to prepare a full translation of all 324 provisions of the Austrian Criminal Code.

Together with Professor Frank Höpfel, Dr Andrea Lehner, and Messrs Johannes Eder and Lukas Eschlböck of the Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Vienna and UQ PhD candidate Xavier Goffinet, Professor Schloenhardt completed the translation over a 15-month period.

Earlier this month at the Austrian Ministry of Justice, Mr Christian Pilnacek, Head of the Criminal Law Section presented the first complete translation of the Austrian Criminal Code, written by Professor Schloenhardt.

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