Types of criminalisation
- Criminalises sex between men
- Criminalises the gender identity/expression of trans people
1. Penal Code 1960, Article 193 Consensual Intercourse Between Men
“Consensual intercourse between men of full age (from the age of 21) shall be punishable with a term of imprisonment of up to seven years.” Full text.
2. Penal Code 1960, Article 198 Lewd Acts
“Whoever makes a lewd signal or act in a public place or such that one may see it or hear it from public place, or appears like the opposite sex in any way, shall be punished for a period not exceeding one year and a fine not exceeding 1000 Dinar or one either of these punishments”. Full text.