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This project aims at providing easier access to the text of the main Portuguese Codes to those who do not understand Portuguese.

The Translation Service of the Prosecutor-General’s Office of Portugal is the unit responsible for these translations. They are working documents and, therefore, do not constitute an official translation of the Portuguese legal provisions, nor do they have any legal force.

The project begins with the publication of excerpts from the Code of Criminal Procedure. These correspond to the provisions whose translation has been most frequently requested by the Portuguese judicial authorities in the framework of requests for international judicial cooperation in criminal matters.

In the future new translations will be inserted in different languages, as available.

Code of Criminal Procedure

In case of doubt concerning the terms used, may we suggest consulting the Translation Notes

see also Jurislingue