In Ukraine, November 4, comes into force the law on the rights of participants of criminal proceedings (2548-VIII), which is better known under the conditional name “the Mask show stop – 2”. The relevant legislation was before published in the “Voice of Ukraine”.
“The law shall enter into force on the day following the day of its publication”, – it says.
Note, this document amends several articles 220, 284, 303, 309 of the Criminal procedural code of Ukraine (CPC) in the provision to another person, the rights or legal interests are limited during pre-trial investigation, or his representative the right to submit petitions to the investigator, the Prosecutor on closing of criminal proceedings, if there is an uncancelled resolution of the investigator, the Prosecutor on closing of criminal proceedings on the grounds:
- the absence of events of a criminal offense;
- the absence in act of structure of a criminal offense;
- entered into force a law which abolished criminal liability for the act committed by a person;
- in respect of certain tax liabilities of the entity made a tax compromise in accordance with the Tax code.
In case of failure in the petition are given the opportunity to refer the complaint to the investigating judge. It is thus provided that the decision of the investigating judge about refusal in satisfaction of a relevant claim may be appealed in an appeal order.
In addition, there is the option of the state, in the case of compensation for harm caused by the investigator, Prosecutor, at the expense of the state budget, to exercise the right of recourse to the responsible persons in case of establishment in their actions constitute not only a criminal offence, and if there are signs of a disciplinary offense on the results of the official investigation conducted on the basis of a court decision, which granted an appeal of a decision, actions or inactivity of body of a pretrial investigation.
The Verkhovna Rada adopted the law on 18 September this year. The other day he was signed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.