Official Journal of the Republic of Cameroon PENAL CODE Excerpt No 67/LF/1 June 12, 1967 BOOK II CRIMES, CRIMES AND OFFENCES. TITLE I CRIMES AND CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC THING. CHAPTER II VIOLATIONS TO THE CONSTITUTION. SECTION I ELECTORAL OFFENCES
Article 123 - Corruption and violence. (1) A penalty of imprisonment from three months to two years and a fine of 10,000 to 100,000 francs or one of these penalties only one who: a) For the grant or promise a particular advantage of any kind, or b) For assault or threat of any particular damage, influence the vote of an elector or determined to abstain. (2) When the vote is influenced by an electoral college or a fraction of what the college minimum prison sentence of six months, and that the fine of 20,000 francs.
CHAPTER III IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES. SECTION II ILLEGITIMATE BENEFITS
Article 134 - (Law n 째 77/23 of 6 December 1977) Corruption (1) shall be punished by imprisonment of five to ten years and a fine of 200,000 to 2,000,000 francs, civil servant or public official who, for himself or for a third party, solicits, receives or agrees offers, promises, donations or gifts to do, or refrain from doing an act adjourn its function. (2) The imprisonment of 1 to 5 years and a fine of 100,000 to 1,000,000 francs if the act was not within the powers of the corrupt person, but was however facilitated by his office. (3) The penalties provided for in paragraph 2 above, any officer or public official who solicits or accepts compensation in cash or kind for himself or for a third party in return for an act already done or abstention past. Article 134 bis - (1) Whoever, for the fulfillment or the postponement or failure to act, a favor or benefit seen in the previous article, promises, offers, gifts, presents or transfers to stresses tending to corruption, is liable to the penalties provided for in Article 134, paragraph 1, above, corruption or without its effect. (2) The penalties provided for in paragraph 2 of the preceding article, who made donations, gifts or transfers the stresses tending to compensate an act already performed or abstention past. Article 135 - (L 77/23 of 6 December 1977). Interest in a deed. (1) Shall be punished by imprisonment for one to five years and a fine of 200,000 to 2,000,000 francs, civil servant or public official who, directly or indirectly takes or receives interest: a) acts or awards under his notice or under his supervision, monitoring, administration or execution; b) in private companies, cooperatives, joint venture companies or financial participation of the state, governed concessions under its supervision or control; c) Contracts or contracts on behalf of the State or a public authority with a person or entity; d) in a case for which he is responsible for scheduling the payment or liquidation operate. (2) The provisions of this Article shall apply to former employees as defined in Article 131 of this Code, within five years after the termination of their duties by reason of resignation, removal, discharge, layoff or retirement, or for any other reason, take any interest in the acts, transactions or companies mentioned above and previously subject to their supervision, monitoring, administration or they ensured the payment or liquidation. Article 136 - Participation in a case. (1) shall be punished by imprisonment of six months to two years and a fine of 20,000 francs to 2 million official who charged because of its monitoring functions of any business, board or concession, or the expression of opinion on the activities of these, works or participates in any way in their funding or their business.
(2) The same penalties are the same acts committed within five years after the cessation of functions except in the case of capital received as hereditary devolution. Section III OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC INTEREST Article 137 - Concussion. Shall be punished by imprisonment of two to ten years and a fine of 20,000 francs to 2 million official who grants exemption from duties, taxes, fees, taxes or contributions, delivers a price lower than that prescribed products of the state federal or federated cooperative, community or institution, or public or subject to the administrative supervision of the State, or which the State directly or indirectly holds a majority stake. Article 138 - Deficit unreported. Shall be punished by imprisonment of one to five years any employee who, having knowledge of a cash deficit or deficit accounting in the management of a public officer under his command or under his supervision, does not give notice the judicial authority or the nearest to his superior. Article 139 - Negligence of the custodian. The guard neglect is punishable: (1) In the case of destruction, damage or subtraction of the property referred to in Article 187 of imprisonment of one month to one year and a fine of 10,000 to 50,000 francs; (2) In the case of subtraction, removal or destruction under Article 188, to imprisonment for three months to one year and a fine of 10,000 to 50,000 francs; (3) In case of breakage of seals as provided for in section 191 of imprisonment of two months to two years; (4) In case of escape or release as provided for in section 193 of imprisonment of two months to two years. Section IV OFFENCES AGAINST THE INTERESTS OF INDIVIDUALS Article 140 - Abuse of functions. (1) shall be punished by imprisonment of three months to one year and a fine of 5,000 to 50,000 francs or one of these penalties, any officer who abuses his position to affect the rights or interests private.
(2) If the offense is committed in order to obtain or provide to others any advantage of imprisonment of three months to three years and a fine of 50,000 to 1 million francs. Article 141 - Violation of civil rights. Shall be punished by imprisonment of one to five years official who prevents citizens from exercising their electoral rights or deprives him of the exercise or enjoyment of the rights mentioned in Article 30 (1), (2), (4) or (5). Article 142 - Concussion. Shall be punished by imprisonment of two to ten years and a fine of 20,000 francs to 2 million official, the notary, the auctioneer, bailiff or enforcement officer and their employees that require duties, taxes, fees, taxes or contributions which are not due or material benefits without paying a fair price. Article 143 - Favoritism. (1) Shall be punished by imprisonment of one to five years any employee who decides for or enmity against one of the parties. (2) If the officer is a magistrate, a federal inspector or reeve the penalty is doubled. Article 144 - False act. Is punished with imprisonment from ten to twenty years the official, the notary, the auctioneer, bailiff or enforcement officer who counterfeited or altered, either in substance or in the signatures, dates and certificates a deed or writing that has the duty to establish, receive, see or notice. CHAPTER IV VIOLATIONS A PUBLIC AUTHORITY SECTION III INFLUENCE AND FRAUD Article 161 - (Law No. 77-23 of 6 December 1977) Traffic of influence. (1) The penalties section 160 which by assault, threats, gifts or promises, corrupt a person with a real or supposed influence to obtain public authority any advantage. (2) shall be liable to the same penalty, the official, for himself or others, solicits or receives approved offers, promises or grants to obtain any advantage granted by the public authority or body under control of the public authority or by a body placed under the control of public authorities, markets, companies or other benefits arising from agreements concluded with the public authority or agency under the control of public authority, abusing the real or supposed influence that gives it its quality or its mandate. 4