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Criminal Procedure Act and Acts on Amendments and Supplements to the Criminal Procedure Act

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Year of current version:2012
Date of last amendment:December 7, 2012
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 2009
Date of Text (Enacted):December 15, 2008
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
The notification by Croatia to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'[The Act] regulates the field of criminal offences.'

The Criminal Procedure Act was promulgated by Decision No. 71-05-03/1-08-2 on December 18, 2008. It was last amended by Law on Amendments to the Criminal Procedure Act of December 7, 2012, and re-published in the Official Gazette No. 143/2012 of December 20, 2012.
The Acts on Amendments and Supplements to the Criminal Procedure Act, annexed to the Criminal Procedure Act, were promulgated by Decisions No. 71-05-03/1-09-2 of June 30, 2009, No. 71-05-03/1-11-2 of July 6, 2011, & No. 71-05-03/1-12-2 of December 12, 2012.
Furthermore the Decision of July 19, 2012, initiating proceedings to review the constitutionality of a number of provisions of the act and to amend the Criminal Procedure Act, is annexed thereto.
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Zakon o Kaznenom Postupku Zakon o Kaznenom Postupku, Complete document (pdf) [1828 KB]

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