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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Article 172: Failure to Render Aid

(1) A person who fails to render aid to a person whose life is in imminent danger, although he could have done so with no danger to either himself or others, shall be fined or sentenced to prison up to six months.

(2) A person who causes imminent danger to the life of another person and abandons that person shall be fined or sentenced to prison up to one year.

(3) If the criminal act referred to in Paragraph 2 of this Article resulted in the death of the person whose life was in imminent danger, or grievous bodily injuries were inflicted on that person, or grave impairment of his health, the perpetrator shall be sentenced to prison from three months to three years.

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