Opposition activists carry the Ukrainian national flag during an action of protest against the current regime in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

16.9.2014

Dokumentation: Amnestiegesetz für Teilnehmer der Ereignisse in den Regionen Donezk und Luhansk

Was beinhaltet das "Amnestiegesetz für Teilnehmer der Ereignisse in den Regionen Donezk und Luhansk" genau? Welche Personen fallen unter die Amnestie und welche nicht? Nachfolgend finden Sie eine Erklärung zum Gesetz im englischen Original.

Separatistische Kämpfer in DonezkSeparatistische Kämpfer in Donezk (© picture-alliance/dpa)

The Law "On preventing persecution and punishment of participants of events on the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts"

The legislative act exempts from criminal responsibility those persons who committed crimes, stipulated by the Criminal Code of Ukraine, in the period since February 22, 2014 until the day of this Law coming into force, on the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts where the anti-terrorist operation was conducted as well, who:
  • were members of armed groups or involved in activity of such groups and/or
  • participated in activity of the self-proclaimed bodies in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts or counteracted the anti-terrorist operation.
The Law is not applied to persons who:
  • are suspects, accused (defendants) and did not fulfill actions stipulated by chapter two of article 1 of the Law, and/or
  • are suspected or accused of having committed crimes stipulated by several articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, or are sentenced for committing crimes stipulated in these articles, and/or
  • committed actions which led to the MH17 "Malaysia Airlines" plane crash on July 17, 2014 in Donetsk Oblast, and/or impeded the investigation of the plane crash.


The Law exempts from administrative responsibility those persons who committed administrative crimes, stipulated by the Code of Ukraine on Administrative Infringements, in the period since February 22, 2014 until the day of this Law coming into force, on the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts where the anti-terrorist operation was conducted as well. 

Quelle: Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat, http://rada.gov.ua/en/news/News/News/97825.html


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