CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF WILLFUL HIV TRANSMISSION

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Nuttanan Artwarin
Varaporn Vanaphitak

Abstract

At present, there is still no permanent cure for HIV, and the number of people who get infected with HIV is increasing every year. Thailand has never taken any criminal law that deals with such matters. The research had the objectives to propose notions and a significance of criminalization of willful transmission of HIV. This research uses a method of qualitative research from documents acquired from journals, statutory laws, theses, court decisions, and interviewing of specialists including online sources. The research had proposed notions and a significance of criminalization of willful transmission of HIV, lawsuits, law enforcement issues, including the proposed amendments to the law. From the study, the researcher proposed that Thailand should apply Criminal law regarding the offense against life and body in order to punish persons transmitted HIV willfully which was the dangerous act against life and body of other persons and violates Criminal law.

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Artwarin, N., & Vanaphitak, V. (2018). CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF WILLFUL HIV TRANSMISSION. Rajapark Journal, 12(27), 290–301. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/162639
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