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criminalize

to make an action or activity criminal.
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New Delhi [India], Jan 8 ( ANI ): A three-judge bench of Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, on Monday said it would reconsider Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which criminalises homosexuality.
Al Bishari also commended the UAE's leadership on its commitment to hold an international convention that criminalises electronic terror.
Despite these differences, anti-bribery legislation in the Gulf shares one overarching commonality: no country criminalises the bribery of foreign officials.
BRUSSELS, June 2 (KUNA) -- EU High Representative Catherine Ashton Sunday expressed concern that Nigerian law makers have voted to accept a bill that would criminalise same sex marriage.
Islamist lawyers Hamed Seddik and Youssef Al-Badry had filed a lawsuit to the Administrative Court in 2008 demanding the cancellation of Law 242 of the Penal Code, which criminalises FGM.
The legislation criminalises threatening or offensive behaviour.
The Prostitution (Public Places) (Scotland) Bill criminalises nuisance, alarm and offence caused by all involved in the practice of prostitution.
Criminalising cannabis use is not only illogical, but deeply damaging, it criminalises millions and pours billions into the coffers of organised crime.