Action against economic crime

CYBERCRIME LEGISLATION - Country profiles

These profiles have been prepared within the framework of the Council of Europe’s capacity building projects on cybercrime in view of sharing information and assessing the current state of implementation of the Convention on Cybercrime under domestic legislation. They do not necessarily reflect official positions of the country covered or of the Council of Europe.

 
Country/Area Country/Area Profile Domestic Legislation Case law
Albania** Profile 01/2011    
Armenia Profile 06/2007    
Australia Profile 04/2011

Criminal Code

Telecommunication Act

Crimes Act

Mutual Assistance in criminal

   matters Act

 
Austria Profile 05/2007

Criminal Code GER

Criminal Procedure Code

   GER

Barbados Profile 05/2008 Computer Misuse Act  
Belgium Profile 02/2009 FR

Criminal Code FR

Criminal Procedure Code FR

 
Bosnia and Herzegovina** Profile 06/2010    
Brazil Profile 08/2008

Criminal Code PR

Law nş 9.983 of 2000 PR

Criminal Procedure Code

   PR

 
Brunei Darussalem Profile 11/2008 Computer Misuse Act  
Bulgaria Profile 06/2011

Criminal Code

Criminal Procedure Code

 
China (People's Republic)

Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of People's Republic of China)

Profile 03/2008
 

Profile 03/2008

Analytical study (Professor Pi Yong) Dec 2011

 

 

 
Croatia** Profile 01/2011

Criminal Code

Criminal Procedure Code

 
Cyprus Profile 06/2007    
Czech Republic Profile 05/2007

Criminal Code Czech

 
Dominican Republic Profile 05/2007 EN
Profile 05/2007 SP
   
Estonia Profile 09/2010

Criminal Code

Criminal Procedure Code

 
Finland Profile 02/2009

Criminal Code

Criminal Procedure Act

Coercive Measures Act FN

France

Profile 05/2011 EN

Profile 05/2011 FR

Criminal Code EN - FR

Criminal Procedure Code

   EN - FR

 
Germany Profile 07/2010 EN
Profile 07/2010 GR

Criminal Code EN - GER

Criminal Procedure Code

   EN - GER

 
Indonesia Profile 03/2009    
Italy Profile 04/2008 Criminal Code IT  
Japan Profile 06/2007 Criminal Code  
Lithuania Profile 05/2007

Criminal Code LT

Criminal Procedure Code LT

 
Malaysia Profile 01/2010 Computer Crimes Act 1997  
Mexico Profile 09/2008 SP Criminal Code SP  
Montenegro** Profile 12/2010    
Morocco Profile 02/2010 FR

Criminal Code FR

Law on exchange of

   electronic data FR

 
Nigeria Profile 08/2009    
Pakistan Profile 02/2010    
Philippines Profile 02/2011    
Portugal Profile 03/2010 EN
Profile 03/2010 PR
Profile 03/2010 SP
Cybercrime Law  
Romania Profile 04/2008    
Russian Federation Profile 04/2008    
Senegal

Profile 05/2009 EN

Profile 05/2009 FR

   
Serbia** Profile 11/2010    
Singapore Profile 11/2008    
Slovak Republic Profile 05/2007    
Sri Lanka Profile 08/2007    
"The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"** Profile 12/2010    
Thailand Profile 10/2009    
Tonga Profile 05/2011 Computer Crime Act  
Turkey** Profile 01/2011    
Union of Myanmar Profile 05/2007    
United Arab Emirates Profile 12/2010    
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Profile 05/2011    
United States of America Profile 03/2008    
Vietnam (Socialist Republic) Profile 09/2009    
*Kosovo** Profile 02/2011    

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All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.

** These profiles have been prepared within the framework of the EU/COE Joint Project on Regional Cooperation against Cybercrime in South-eastern Europe in view of sharing information on cybercrime legislation and assessing the current state of implementation of the Convention on Cybercrime under national legislation. They do not necessarily reflect official positions of the country covered or of the Council of Europe.

 


Contact

Comments, corrections or updates may be sent to:

Alexander Seger
Data Protection and Cybercrime Division
DG of Human Rights and Rule of Law
Council of Europe
F-67075 Strasbourg CEDEX
Tel +33-3-9021-4506
Fax +33-3-9021-5650
Email: alexander.seger@coe.int