Amendments To The Latvian Code On Execution Of Punishments

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Latvijas Sodu izpildes kodeksā

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the Penal Procedure Code of Latvia in Latvian penal procedure code in the following amendments: 1. Add to article 11 with the sixth part as follows: "Cabinet of Ministers shall lay down the technical requirements of the penitentiary building." 2. Replace article 112 of the eighth part numbers and the words "and article 112.3 112.2" with numbers and words ", and in article 112.3 112.4 112.2". 3. To supplement the code with the following wording for article 112.4:112.4 article. " Sending information to the victim the penitentiary administration sends the victim information about release of convicted or escapes from penitentiary authorities if you have received a notification of a driver of the process the following information. If the convict is released after the full judgment of the penalties laid down in the time prison, victim information transmitted not later than 15 working days before the planned release of the sentenced imprisonment institutions. If convicted in the release from penitentiary institutions have other grounds or is he escaped from these institutions, the information sent to the victim immediately after the receipt of the corresponding document on the release of the convicted or details of his escape. Victim information point to send convicted in first name, last name, and the date when the person released or escaped from the Penal. The information referred to in this article sent to the victim pursuant to the process set out in the notice of the driver the address and the type of notification. The statement said information is limited by the availability of information. With the first paragraph of this article, the process of transforming the communication and the information to be sent to the victim to present prohibited convicted, his counsel or other interested parties. " 4. To supplement the code with the informative reference to European Union directives as follows: "Informative reference to European Union directive rules included in the code, the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 the 2012/29/EU directive laying down the rights of crime victims, support and minimum standards of protection and replaced Council framework decision 2001/220/JHA." The Parliament adopted the law in 2016, 18 February. The President of the Parliament instead of the President i. Mūrniec Riga 2016 March 9.