Azerbaijani parliament approves amendments on humanization of penalties

  20 October 2017    Read: 1813
Azerbaijani parliament approves amendments on humanization of penalties

Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis (Parliament) has approved amendments proposed by President Ilham Aliyev to the Criminal Code in connection with the humanization of penalties.

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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