about us | newsletter | contact | archive | members area

»
  News:      POLITICS   |   ECONOMICS   |   ENERGY   |   INVESTMENTS   |   APPOINTMENTS   |   GREEN   |   INFRASTRUCTURE   |   REAL ESTATE   |   AGRIBUSINESS   |   DRIVING   |   CITY LIFE   |   EVENTS   |

OUG draft: Full pardon for sentences up to five years of prison

The emergency ordinance (OUG) draft on pardoning some sentences, which the Ministry of Justice released for public debate on Wednesday, stipulates that the sentences up to five years of prison inclusively are fully pardoned, as well the fines' penalties applied by the court, Agerpres news reads.

2017-01-18 16:06:22

According to the quoted source, habitual offenders and those who committed a series of crimes provided by the Criminal Code or other special law, enumerated in the draft, will not benefit from pardon.

"Will be fully pardoned the sentences up to five years of prison, as well as the fines′ penalties applied by the court. The provisions of paragraph (1) are applied regardless of the execution way of the prison sentence ordered by the court," stipulates the first article of the emergency ordinance draft.

The second article stipulates that the prison sentences of people who have reached 60 years, of pregnant women or people who have dependent minors aged up to five years old will be partly pardoned and reduced by half. People who after a medical examination are diagnosed with incurable illnesses in terminal stages will also benefit from halved sentences, or, depending on the case, have the rest of their sentences annulled.

The third article stipulates that the provisions of the first two articles do not apply to defendants convicted for crimes while being habitual offenders and to those who are usual offenders through previous convictions, and pardoning "is conditioned by payment of the compensations to which the sentenced person was ordered by final decision, within one year of release."

The same article of the draft law states that people who have committed a series of crimes as provided by Criminal Code will not benefit from full pardoning of the sentences of up to five years in prison. These include crimes against state security, murder, serious injury, blows causing death, deprivation of liberty, violation of domicile, blackmail, sexual crimes, robbery, piracy or escape.

People convicted of crimes such as taking or giving bribery, traffic or buying of influence, human trafficking, drug trafficking, trafficking in migrants or computer fraud are also denied pardoning.

The draft ordinance also stipulates that a pardon "does not apply to those who have not begun serving the prison sentence because they had escaped from its enforcement, as well as those who started the execution, but subsequently have eluded it."

At the same time, according to Agerpres, "people who are pardoned and within three years intentionally commit a crime will execute, on top of the penalty established for that crime, the punishment or the remaining unexecuted punishment, because of the application of the present law."



COMMENTS
There are 0 comments:

 
ADD A COMMENT
 
Name
Email
Comment
Validation Code
   
 
 

0 Comments  |  8675 Views
Daily Info
Telekom Romania and Alior Bank launch Telekom Banking

Telekom Banking, a digital financial project in Romania, developed within the partnership between Telekom Romania and Alior Bank, one of the largest banks in Poland, aims to m...

ADM Capital sells Brikston Construction Solutions to Wienerberger AG

ADM Capital, an international private equity fund, acquired a 98 per cent stake in Brikston Construction Solutions (Brikston) in July 2014 and has agreed to sell its full shar...

PM Tudose: We will shortly come up with new form of split VAT collection

A new form of split VAT collection, which will respond to the requests made in this period by business representatives, will be presented shortly, Prime Minister Mihai Tudose ...

Three Romanian companies among the fastest-growing technology companies in CE

Three Romanian companies made it to the Central European Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking and one received a special award for the Most Disruptive Innovation.

EBRD to become a shareholder in Agricover Holding

The EBRD and Agricover Holding have signed legal agreements today confirming the Bank's intention to become a shareholder in the Romanian agribusiness company.

 
 
   
advertising

advertising

advertising

advertising

advertising

advertising

More on News
PM Tudose: We will shortly come up with new form of split VAT collection

A new form of split VAT collection, which will respond to the requests made in this period by business representatives, will be presented shortly, Prime Minister Mihai Tudo...

Iohannis: Advanced presence on Eastern Flank must be reinforced, especially in Black Sea

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Monday that the advanced presence on NATO's Eastern Flank must be reinforced.

MAE requests Ukraine to adopt necessary measures so that Romanians learn in their mother tongue

The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) announced that it will continue to take steps with the international authorities to signal the negative impact of the legislative amendme...

Romania initiates first meeting of EU Council Presidencies' Trio with Finland and Croatia

Minister-Delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu has initiated on Monday in Brussels, the first, minister-level meeting of the Trio of Presidencies that Romania is du...

Romania's inflation rate up to 1.8 percent in September, says INS

The annual inflation went up in September to 1.8 percent from 1.2 percent in August, according to data of the National Institute of Statistics (INS), as reported by Agerpre...

ADM Capital sells Brikston Construction Solutions to Wienerberger AG

ADM Capital, an international private equity fund, acquired a 98 per cent stake in Brikston Construction Solutions (Brikston) in July 2014 and has agreed to sell its full s...

Mol announces plans to build new headquarters in Budapest

Mol Group announced its plans to relocate its corporate headquarters by 2021 to Mol Campus, the company's new 83,000 sqm office.