Journal of Business and Law

ISSN: 2521-439x(print)

e-ISSN: 2959-2879(online)

Volume 7 / Issue 2

Electronic sex between criminalization and legalization according to Palestinian legislation


Issam alatrash



This study aimed to identify the legal adaptation of electronic sex according to the Palestinian legislation, especially with regard to whether electronic sex is a criminal or permissible behavior, and whether it constitutes a crime of adultery, indecent assault, sexual harassment, an act of immodest foreplay, or a crime of seduction in both forms, Hymen with the promise of marriage, or spoiling the marital bond, and The researcher used the analytical approach based on the analysis of the Jordanian Penal Code No. 16 of 1960 and applied in the West Bank. And The researcher reached a set of results, perhaps the most prominent of which is that electronic sex is considered permissible and non-criminal behavior except in certain circumstances and certain conditions, where electronic sex can be considered a crime of defloration of the virginity of the promise of marriage, or spoiling the marital bond, And the study recommended the necessity of criminalizing sex Electronic crime as an independent crime due to its danger to practitioners, their families and society, And adding a legislative text in the Cybercrime Law to punish this behavior, which reads as follows: (Anyone who uses an information technology medium to communicate with another person for a sexual purpose shall be punished with imprisonment or a fine, or both penalties

DOI: 10.51958/AAUJBL2023V7I2P6