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Luxembourg is a founding member of both the European Union and the Council of Europe. This chapter commences with the constitutional provisions, the relevant provisions of the Constitution of Luxembourg of 17 October 1868, as amended up to 2009. Next, the chapter presents Penal Code Provisions, which includes the Criminal Code of 1881, as Amended up to 2011. Finally, included in Equality Bodies/Ombudsman is The Ombudsman Act of 2003 which says that the Ombudsman is an independent institution under the executive which hears complaints by members of the public in connection with a matter of concern to them regarding acts by the authorities and the communes.

Keywords:Council of Europe; Criminal Code; Equality Bodies; European; Luxembourg; Ombudsman; Penal Code



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