Azerbaijani parliament to discuss draft law on humanization of penalties

  10 October 2017    Read: 1020
Azerbaijani parliament to discuss draft law on humanization of penalties

Azerbaijan’s Parliament will discuss a draft law on humanization of penalties on Oct. 20.

The draft law was submitted to the parliament by the country’s president.

The document recommends more than 300 amendments to be made, including the imposition of a new penalty - the restriction of liberty, and the replacement of some penal forms by financial sanctions, as well as the reduction in prison terms for 34 types of crimes.

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