§ 226a StGB
§ 226a StGB reads (highlighting in the legal text by IntactiWiki):
Criminal Code (StGB)
§ 226a Mutilation of Female Genitals
(1) Anyone who mutilates the external genitals of a female is punished with imprisonment for not less than one year.
(2) In less serious cases, imprisonment from six months to five years can be recognized.
Non-binding comment from IntactiWiki:
- This paragraph makes FGM a criminal offense, regardless of the age of the person. It should be examined whether FGM voluntarily desired by adult women is also affected by this.