The state Duma adopted in the first reading the package of draft laws on the responsibility for nepropusk ambulance, following service, reports “Interfax”.
The documents contain the amendments to the administrative and criminal law. Different types of liability and penalties will be applied depending on the nature of the actions of offenders and the severity of the consequences.
In the most minor cases, impeding the provision of medical care will face an administrative fine of from four to five thousand roubles or arrest for 15 days.
If we are talking about the deliberate retention of health workers, the threats or the creation of additional obstacles in their way, the actions of the perpetrators will be qualified as a criminal offence. The most severe punishment, up to four years in prison, provided in case of death of the patient or causing of heavy harm to his health.
Earlier, in January, the state Duma was introduced the initiative about increase 60-fold (from 500 to 30 thousand rubles) fine for failure to provide the benefits in the road, ambulances and other emergency services. Violators were also proposed to deprive the rights for the term up to two years.
In the same month, 21-year-old resident of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka has died, without waiting for the ambulance, which is 10 minutes arrested blocking the road avtoledi. In the traffic police explained that for this violation the driver faces a fine in the amount of 500 rubles. The Governor of Kamchatka has proposed tougher penalties for obstructing emergency personnel. More than 50 thousand people have signed the online petition to attract women to criminal liability. In the end, the incident was prosecuted for causing death by negligence.