The state Duma adopted a law on partial decriminalization of article 282 of the criminal code
MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The state Duma at plenary session on Wednesday passed the third and final reading package of bills on partial decriminalization of article 282 of the criminal code on extremism.
Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Duma introduced a package of projects, partly laws on decriminalization of article 282 of the Criminal code on extremism. Changes aimed at humanization of criminal legislation, it is proposed to amend the criminal code and the Code of administrative offences.
According to the documents, it will be impossible to initiate a criminal case against people for the first time in conflict with the law, provided that their conduct “did not pose a serious threat to the constitutional order and security of the state”.
It is expected that criminal liability will result if the violation occurred more than once during the year. In the amended article the criminal case could be instituted against the person, never nazvavshayasya for inciting hatred in the administrative order.