Senate approved draft criminal code in first reading introducing criminal responsibility for rumors spread

Date: 06:41, 30-05-2014.

Astana. May 30. KazTAG - Senate deputies have endorsed the draft criminal code in the first reading and corresponding amendments into the draft law "On amendments into some legislative acts on perfection of criminal legislation".

"The current realities required legislative solution of the issue on criminal responsibility for spread of misleading information," said Iogan Merkel, Deputy Prosecutor General.

In his words, the draft law has been amended introducing responsibility for crimes connected with terrorism and extremism. The law stipulates criminal responsibility for illegal archeological works.

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