Lukashenko Added Provision of Economic Criminals' Pardon

29.06.2011 11:03

The position of convicts' pardon, exemption from criminal liability of persons, contributed to the discovery and elimination of consequences of the crime, approved in 1994, was brought into line with the new version of the Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code of Belarus. The corresponding decree № 270 was signed by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on June 27.

According to the presidential decree, the examination of applications for clemency in addition to the compensation for material and moral damage caused by a criminal, payment of the income received by criminal means by a convicted or accused will be one of the most important factors for clemency.

Alexander Lukashenko also updated the president’s commission on issues of pardon.