Party to:

  • Budapest Convention
  • Lanzarote Convention

Not Party to:

  • Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism (signed)
  • Istanbul Convention (signed)

  Cyberharassment, violations of privacy, cybercrime, actual violence


 Criminal Code

  • Article 105 - Coercion
  • Article 106 - Aggravated coercion
  • Article 107 - Dangerous threat
  • Article 107a - Persistent stalking
  • Article 107c - Continued harassment by means of electronic communication or a computer system
  • Article 111 - Defamation
  • Article 112 - False accusation
  • Article 115 - Insult
  • Article 118a - Illegal access to a computer system
  • Article 126a - Damage to data
  • Article 126c - Improper use of computer programmes or access data
  • Article 144 - Extortion
  • Article 148a - Fraudulent misuse of data processing
  • Article 218a - Pornography
  • Article 219 - Pornographic depictions of minors

Data Protection Act

  • Article 39 Unauthorised collection of personal data


Any person who collects sensitive personal data without authorization from a file which is not freely accessible shall at the request of the injured party be convicted by the Court of Justice of a misdemeanour and sentenced to imprisonment of up to one year or to a monetary penalty of up to 360 daily penalty units.

  Online child sexual exploitation and abuse of children


  Criminal Code

  • Article 218a - Pornography
  • Article 219 - Pornographic depictions of minors

  Useful Resources


Links to legislation:

Other useful links:

  • The National Police of Liechtenstein runs a campaign to inform young adults and their parents about Internet criminality and Cybermobbing. The brochures aim to inform the young adults and the parents about the topic, explain what is legal and what not and give instructions on what to do if you encounter such criminal acts (only in German):
  • In 2014 the Government of Liechtenstein decided to establish an expert group on media competences that coordinates the various institutions and actors in the field of youth protection and social media. The expert group is on one side a point of contact for persons with questions and problems regarding new media an on the other side informs the public actively about the dangers in cyberspace. One of the topics the expert group covers is “Cyber-mobbing”
  • In 2016 the expert group on media competences started a new prevention program that convey information about digital media, Cybermobbing, Cybergrooming, Sexting, Data protection in an interactive and age-appropriate way.

 Hate crime


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