President signs law making about 300 amendments to Criminal Code

President signs law making about 300 amendments to Criminal Code
 President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed a law on amendments to the Criminal Code.

ANN.Az informs, generally about 300 amendments were made to the Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

A number of items have been removed from the code. The deeds were decriminalized by removing criminal elements from the Criminal Code. These are mainly crimes against property and crimes committed by negligence. In addition, some deeds have been decriminalized by raising the criminal liability for a number of criminal offenses. The liability limit was increased 5-fold.
Other provisions of this law come into effect from December 1, 2017.

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