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Constitution of Malta

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Malta

Article 39(…) (8) No person shall be held to be guilty of a criminal offence on account of any act or omission that did not, at the time it took place, constitute such an offence, and no penalty shall be imposed for any criminal offence which is severer in degree ordescription than the maximum penalty which might have been imposed for that offence at the time when it was committed. (…)