Types of criminalisation
- Criminalises sex between men
- Criminalises sex between women
1. Penal Code 1966, Article 338 Homosexuality
“Any person guilty of a homosexual act shall be punished with imprisonment of between two (2) months and two (2) years and a fine of between five hundred (500) and two-thousand (2,000) Algerian dinar.” Full text.
2. Penal Code 1966, Article 333 Acts against nature
“When the indecent exposure consisted of an act against nature with an individual of the same sex, the penalty is imprisonment for six months to three years and a fine of 1,000 to 10,000 dinars.” Full text.