The faction “United Russia” at the meeting on Monday, 7 November, established a working group on the draft law on decriminalization of responsibility for the assault against relatives that corrects adopted last summer, the law took “allies” Senator Elena Mizulina, which no success was achieved exception of beating relatives with no harm to the health of a number of criminal offences.
The head of the faction Vladimir Vasiliev, following the meeting of the “United Russia” reported that the Bureau had formed a group to improve the adopted law. In her will, including the head of the Duma Committee on security, state-building and legislation, reports “Interfax”. “We all try to use and then have to prepare the bill” – said the head of the faction.
The law, according to Vasilyev, was, apparently, enough from society. “After consultations we have decided to prepare amendments to the Federal law that would have balanced and harmonized relations in society. How we get it, you be the judge. But we took his allies and Mizulina – the author who has already made amendments to the law” – leads TASS words of the head of the faction “United Russia”.
The Chairman of the Duma Committee on state construction and legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov said that monitoring was conducted of the 116th article of the criminal code (“Beating”) and the results of this monitoring parliamentarians came to the conclusion about necessity of revision of this article.
“You know there’s a resonance to violence among relatives, it is quite large, there were hints of the juvenile approaches, we are that juvenile justice categorically reject as in the Criminal code and in other laws,” said Krasheninnikov (quoted by “Interfax”). According to him, probably talking about the translation of the article about the assault against the relatives of the Criminal to the Administrative code, if the battery against loved ones was first. When the secondary battery is applied has a criminal responsibility.
On June 21 the state Duma adopted, on 29 June, the Federation Council approved, and on 3 July, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on decriminalization of several articles of the criminal code, including articles for the beatings, for malicious evasion from payment of the alimony, the use of falsified document and for petty theft.
As a result, the assault against unknown persons committed for the first time, began to be punished by the Administrative code, and the same battery against a close relative, committed for the first time in a Criminal.
Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction, Elena Mizulina, has prepared a bill excluding the battery against close persons from among criminal offences and transferring them into the category of administrative offences.
According to Mizulina, in this article are “anti-family”: “slap in the family can receive up to two years and branded a felon for life”, – was indignant it. “The behavior of the family members became more socially dangerous than the behavior of a stranger, who inflicted the beatings on the street.”
However, the government Commission on legislative activities of her project is not supported, then Mizulina proposed to deprive the Cabinet the right to prepare comments on the amendments to the criminal code.