Volume 124, Issue 56A
19 September 2550
Amending the Penal Code (No. 20),
Bhumibol Adulyadej R
Given on the 7th day of September 2550 BE
Being the 62nd year of the present reign
Phra Bat Somdet Phra Paramin Maha Bhumibol Adulyadej gives a great royal command by which He orders with His pleasure that it be announced as follows:
Whereas it is appropriate to amend the Penal Code;
Therefore, by and with the advice and consent of the National Legislative Assembly, He orders with His gracious pleasure that the following Act be enacted:
Section1.This Act is called the "Act Amending the Penal Code (No. 20), 2550 BE".
Section2.This Act shall come into force from the day following the day of its publication in the Royal Gazette onwards.
Section3.The stipulations of section 277bis and section 277ter of the Penal Code, which have been amended by the Act Amending the Penal Code (No. 8), 2530 BE, shall be repealed and replaced by the following stipulations:
"Section277bis.If the commission of the offence under section 276, paragraph 1, or section 277, paragraph 1 or paragraph 3, causes the victim—