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AT   Austria   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

BE   Belgium   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

BG   Bulgaria   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

HR   Croatia Planned   process ongoing --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

CY   Cyprus   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

CZ   Czech Republic Implemented   1 Jan 2010 -

Act No. 40/2009 Coll., the Criminal Code (in consolidated version) (entry into force on 1 January 2010)

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

DK   Denmark Implemented   4 Apr 2003 -

Law no. 228 of 2 April 2003.

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation)

EE   Estonia   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

FI   Finland   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

FR   France   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

DE   Germany Implemented   5 Nov 2008 -

Act of 31/10/2008, Federal Gazette – Bundesgesetzblatt I 2008, 2149 - Gesetz zur Umsetzung des Rahmenbeschlusses des Rates der Europäischen Union zur Bekämpfung der sexuellen Ausbeutung von Kindern und der Kinderpornographie

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

GR   Greece Implemented   24 Dec 2007 -

Law 3625-2007

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

HU   Hungary   - ---
IE   Ireland   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

IT   Italy   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

LV   Latvia   - -

Replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA. Directive is implemented in: Law on Pornography Restrictions (20.01.2014); Social Services and Social Assistance Law (20.01.2014); Law On the Press and Other Mass Media (27.06.2014); Criminal Law (27.06.2014); Criminal procedure Law (27.06.2014); Protection of the Rights of the Child Law (27.06.2014); Medical Treatment Law (27.06.2014); Law On Forensic Experts (27.06.2014); State Ensured Legal Aid Law (27.06.2014) Law On State Compensation to Victims (27.06.2014)

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

LT   Lithuania   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

LU   Luxembourg Implemented   4 Mar 2013 -

Loi du 21 février 2013 relative à la lutte contre les abus sexuels et l’exploitation sexuelle des enfants et portant modification de plusieurs dispositions du Code pénal.
La loi du 21 février 2013 transpose la directive 2011/92/UE du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 13 décembre 2011 relative à la lutte contre les abus sexuels et l’exploitation sexuel des enfants, ainsi que la pédopornographie et remplaçant la décision cadre 2004/68/JAI du Conseil. Publication Mem. A 35 du 1er mars 2013.

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

MT   Malta Implemented   -

Implementation date: 31 December 2007; 22 June 2010, 18 March 2014 : this Framework Decision was replaced by Directive 2011/92/EU.

National legislation: Articles 203-209A, Criminal Code, Cap 9, (Act XXXI of 2007;

Act VII of 2010, Act IV of 2014;

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

NL   Netherlands   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

PL   Poland Implemented   --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

PT   Portugal Implemented   -

Parliament Resolution nr. 75/2012 of 28 May

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

RO   Romania Implemented   1 Feb 2014 -

Criminal Code.

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

SK   Slovakia Implemented   -

Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (2011/93/EU) implemented on 01/08/2013. National legislation: Act no 300/2005 Coll. of 20/05/2005, Criminal Code as amended by the Act no 204/2013 Coll.

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

SI   Slovenia   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

ES   Spain Implemented   23 Dec 2010 -

Ley Orgánica 5/2010 de 22/6/2010 amending the Penal Code

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

SE   Sweden Implemented   1 Apr 2005

Notification by Sweden pursuant to Article 8(4) of the Council Framework Decision on combating the sexual exploitation of children and child pornography

Framework decision later replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU; implemented on 18 December 2013

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

UK   United Kingdom   - --

Framework Decision replaced by Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography of 13 December 2011 , and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (table of status of implementation) which this country has implemented.

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