|Name:||Law No. 10 of 2015 amending Article 320 of Law No. 15 of 1976 on the Penal Code.|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation online in Arabic Bahrain Legislation & Legal opinion commission online, Manama, Bahrain PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2016-04-14)
|Abstract/Citation:||Toughening punishment for anyone who exposes a child below seven years old or a person incapable of protecting himself for health or mental reasons to danger. They would face three months jail and/or a fine of BD100 ($263).
Anyone who forces someone to commit such acts will also face the same penalties.
Violators will be sentenced to a minimum of one year in prison, if the crime is committed in a place empty of people.