عنوان مقاله [English]
Bioterrorism is a universal phenomenon. The importance of security threats of this kind of terrorism and its widespread and harmful effects that is created by abusing poisonous, bacterial and biological factors intend to kill or suffer humans, animals, and plants, result in the new attention to the notion of bioterrorism and providing the micro and micro legal– political solutions to combat it in the national and international levels. Because of this, the international instruments pay special attention to it and have made the countries provide legislations against it. Therefore, Iranian law in some micro- legal instruments such as fifth development program, imposing the duty of preparation a draft in combat of the bioterrorism to Ministry of Intelligence. In this way, the paper tries to evaluate the notion of bioterrorism and guiding approach to international instruments and Iranian criminal policy. The research is based on the data library and finally concludes that although Iranian penal policy in the light of international instruments’ criminal guiding approach, has taken positive steps toward the combat of bioterrorism, still there are some deficiencies in this policy.