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Crimes with highest penalty: Death

Crimes with highest penalty: Death

Death sentence is a special sentence imposed upon people committing extremely serious crimes that infringe national security, human life, drug-related crimes, corruption-related crimes and some other extremely serious crimes.

According to Criminal Code 2015 (Amended in 2017), below are total of 18 crimes with death penalty:

1. Article 108. High treason

2. Article 109. Activities against the people's government

3. Article 110. Espionage

4. Article 112. Rebellion

5. Article 113. Terrorism to oppose the people's government

6. Article 114. Sabotaging facilities of Socialist Republic of Vietnam

7. Article 123. Murder

8. Article 142. Rape of a person under 16

9. Article 194. Manufacturing and trading of counterfeit medicines for treatment or prevention of diseases

10. Article 248. Illegal manufacturing of narcotic substances

11. Article 249. Illegal possession of narcotic substances

12. Article 251. Illegal deal in narcotic substances

13. Article 299. Terrorism

14. Article 353. Embezzlement

15. Article 354. Taking bribes

16. Article 421. Disruption of peace, provocation of war of aggression

17. Article 422. Crimes against humanity

18. Article 423. War crimes

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