Women in Organized Crime in Albania

  • Fitore Paluca Belay
Part of the STUDIES IN ORGANIZED CRIME book series (SOOC, volume 5)


This chapter considers the evolution of Albanian legislation as it relates to women accused of crimes, emphasizing the changes following the political transformation that occurred with the fall of Communism; it presents a broad view of crimes that involve Albanian women and the main characteristics of women convicted of various crimes between 1991 and 2001.


Organize Crime Criminal Activity Penal Code Penal Record Foreign Citizen 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Department of Prisons Archive, document nos. 313 and 325 for the years 1991 to 2001.Google Scholar
  2. Elezi, Ismet. Commentary on the Penal Code (Special Section), Vols. 1 and 2, 1999.Google Scholar
  3. Halili, Criminology by Penology, 1995.Google Scholar
  4. Islami H., I. Panda, K. Spahiu, and A. Hoxha, Commentary to the Penal Procedure Code, 1996.Google Scholar
  5. Koco, S., attorney, personal archives.Google Scholar
  6. New Penal Code (1995) (Law no. 7895 of 27.01.1995).Google Scholar
  7. New Penal Code, amending laws: no. 8175 of 23.02.1996; no. 8279 of 19.01.1998; and no. 8733 of 24.01.2001.Google Scholar
  8. New Penal Procedure Code (Law no. 7905 of 21.03.1995).Google Scholar
  9. Penal Code (1952) (Law no. 1470 of 23.05.1952).Google Scholar
  10. Penal Code (approved 16.06.1977).Google Scholar
  11. Penal Procedure Code (1953).Google Scholar
  12. Penal Procedure Code (1980).Google Scholar
  13. Rati, R., attorney, personal archives.Google Scholar
  14. Research materials from the report “Woman and the Child,” 1998.Google Scholar
  15. Sufaj, F., History of Albanian Prisons During the XX Century, 2000.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fitore Paluca Belay

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations