Section 152(2) of the British Mandate Criminal Code Ordinance 1936, which is still in force in Gaza, criminalises carnal knowledge “against the order of nature” with a penalty of up to ten years imprisonment.1
Types of criminalisation
- Criminalises sex between men
1. British Mandate Criminal Code Ordinance 1936, S. 152(2) Sexual Acts Between Men
(a) has carnal knowledge of any person against the order of nature; or
(c) permits a male person to have carnal knowledge of him or her against the order of nature,
is guilty of a felony, and is liable to imprisonment for ten years.” Full text.