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Penal Code of Thailand  (1956) 
by House of People's Representatives of Thailand, translated from Thai by Wikisource
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Penal Code

Division 1 General provisions Sections
Title 1 Provisions applicable to general offences
Chapter 1 Definitions 1
Chapter 2 Application of criminal law 2–17
Chapter 3 Punishments and safety measures
Part 1 Punishments 18–38
Part 2 Safety measures 39–50
Part 3 Methods for increase, decrease, and suspension of punishments 51–58
Chapter 4 Criminal liability 59–79
Chapter 5 Attempts 80–82
Chapter 6 Principals and aiders 83–89
Chapter 7 Concurrence of offences or counts 90–91
Chapter 8 Recidivism 92–94
Chapter 9 Prescription 95–101
Title 2 Provisions applicable to petty offences 102–106
Division 2 Offences
Title 1 Offences relating to security of the Kingdom
Chapter 1 Offences against the King, Queen, Heir to the Throne, and Regent 107–112
Chapter 2 Offences against internal security of the Kingdom 113–118
Chapter 3 Offences against external security of the Kingdom 119–129
Chapter 4 Offences against relations with foreign countries 130–135
Title 2 Offences relating to administration
Chapter 1 Offences against officers 136–146
Chapter 2 Offences against public functions 147–166
Title 3 Offences relating to justice
Chapter 1 Offences against judicial officers 167–199
Chapter 2 Offences against judicial functions 200–205
Title 4 Offences relating to religions 206–208
Title 5 Offences relating to tranquillity of people 209–216
Title 6 Offences relating to the causing of danger to people 217–239
Title 7 Offences relating to counterfeiting and alteration
Chapter 1 Offences relating to currency 240–249
Chapter 2 Offences relating to seals, stamps, and tickets 250–263
Chapter 3 Offences relating to documents 264–269
Title 8 Offences relating to trafe 270–275
Title 9 Offences relating to sexuality 276–287
Title 10 Offences relating to life and body
Chapter 1 Offences against life 288–294
Chapter 2 Offences against body 295–300
Chapter 3 Offences of abortion 301–305
Chapter 4 Offences of abandonment of children, ailing persons, or elderly persons 306–308
Title 11 Offences relating to liberty and reputation
Chapter 1 Offences against liberty 309–321
Chapter 2 Offences of disclosure of secrets 322–325
Chapter 3 Offences of defamation 326–333
Title 12 Offences relating to things
Chapter 1 Offences of theft and snatching 334–336
Chapter 2 Offences of extortion, blackmail, robbery, and gang robbery 337–340
Chapter 3 Offences of defrauding 341–348
Chapter 4 Offences of fraud against creditors 349–351
Chapter 5 Offences of embezzlement 352–356
Chapter 6 Offences of receipt of stolen goods 357
Chapter 7 Offences of criminal damage 358–361
Chapter 8 Offences of trespass 362–366
Division 3 Petty offences 367–398


  • "Pramuan Kotmai Aya" [Penal Code of Thailand]. Royal Thai Government Gazette (in Thai) 73 (95A Special): 5–170. 1956-11-15. 

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