The Amendments To The Criminal Law Of The

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Krimināllikumā

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: criminal law amendments to make the criminal law of the Republic of Latvia (Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1998, no. 15; 2000, no. 12, 13, 15; 2001; 2002, nr. 11, 16, 22, 23 no; 2003, 10, 15; 2004, nr. 2, 3, 4, 6, 11, 12, 13; 2005, nr. 2, 11, 12, 13, 20, 21; 2006, no 1., 7., no. 22; 2007 , 3, 15, nr. 24; 2008, 3, nr. 24; 2009, 13, 15, 21. No.) the following amendments: 1. Replace article 73 and in the title of the text, the words "production, accumulation" (fold) with the words "manufacture, storage, transfer" (the fold).
2. Turn off the article 156.
3. Article 157: Supplement to the second part of the article as follows: "(2) for libel in the means of mass communication — punishable by arrest or forced labour, or by a fine of up to eighty minimum monthly wages.";
believe the current text of article about the first part.
4. Turn off 158. article.
5. Article: 190.1 off enacting the first paragraph, the words "spirit or other alcoholic beverages";
replace the first paragraph, the words "the sanctions decade" with the word "five";
replace the second paragraph, the words "penalties of five to twelve years or with a fine of up to two hundred minimum monthly salary" with the words "to ten years";
replace the third paragraph, the words "sanctions from eight to fifteen" with the words "to 12".
6. in article 198: make the first part of the disposition of the following wording: "(1) for the material value, property or benefits of another nature, the adoption of the unlawful supply, or with the intermediary made the company (the company) or the organization or person to act or legal base of the transaction notified to take other people's things, about what made or not made to benefit the employer or any other person's interest, using his powers to regardless of whether the assumed material values, economic or other nature, the benefits for that person or any other person ";
adding to the disposition of the second paragraph, the words "or material value, property or benefits of another nature,";
to make such disposition of the third paragraph: "(3) for the material value, property or benefits of another nature, the adoption of the unlawful supply, or with the intermediary made the company (company) or organisation responsible for the employee or the company (company) or organisation authorised by the same person, or a person to act or legal transaction basis authorized to resolve the dispute or to take binding decisions, but is not a public officer, for any actions committed or not committed employer or vendor benefits , or any other person's interest, using their own powers, independently of whether the assumed value of the material, financial or other nature of the benefits intended for that person or any other person ";
replace the fourth paragraph, the words "or the required disposition of property benefits" the words "or material value, property or benefits of another nature required".
7. To make the first paragraph of article 199 of the disposition of the following wording: "(1) for the material value, property or benefits of another nature, offering or surrender, if the offer is accepted, personally or through an intermediary to the company (the company) or the organization or person to act or legal base of the transaction notified to take other people's things, a company (companies) or responsible employee of the organization or company (company) or organisation authorised by the same person If the person on the law or a legal transaction, the basic power to settle the dispute, for it using their powers, or not done something good's or suppliers, or any other person's interest, regardless of whether the material value, property or benefits of another nature for this or any other person ".
8. To supplement the law with article 199.1 as follows: "article 199.1. Benefit's release from criminal liability the Person who unlawfully offered or made a material value, property or benefits of another nature, shall be exempt from criminal liability if, after committing a crime voluntarily notify about what happened. "
9. Replace 221.2 predispositions of the first paragraph, the words "committed repeatedly during the year" with the words "with their material damage".
10. in article: 290.2 Supplement part two penalties with the words "or forced labour, or by a fine of up to one hundred fifty minimum monthly wages;
to supplement the article with the third part as follows: "(3) in the first subparagraph where its actions related to torture, punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of up to eight years."
294. Article 11: replace the words "sanctions decade" with the words "five years or with forced labour, or by a fine of up to one hundred fifty minimum monthly wages.";
to supplement the article with the second part as follows: "(2) For coercion to give testimony questioning if it's linked to torture and if it made officials conducting the pre-trial criminal procedure — punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of up to ten years.";
believe the current text of article about the first part.
12. in article 301: replace the second paragraph, the words "sanctions decade" with the words "five years or with forced labour, or by a fine of up to one hundred fifty minimum monthly wages.";
to supplement the article with the third part as follows: "(3) in the first subparagraph where its actions related to torture, punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of up to ten years."
317. Article 13: replace the first paragraph, the words "five penalties" by "three";
turn off the second part of the enacting terms, the words "if they caused serious consequences or";
replace the second paragraph, the words "the sanctions decade" with the word "five";
to supplement the article with the third part as follows: "(3) in the first subparagraph where its actions related to torture or if they caused serious consequences — punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of up to ten years."
14. Express 320. article as follows: "320. article. Bribes (1) For bribes, that is, the value of the property of materials or different benefits, adoption, done by a public official or with the intermediary of any already made lawful or unlawful acts or omissions of the order kukuļdevēj, bribes the offeror or the interests of another person using your service status, whether adopted or proposed bribe for this public official or any other person, is punishable by deprivation of liberty for up to five years or with an attachment , or to forced labour, or by a fine of up to one hundred and twenty minimum wages, taking away the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to two years, or without it.
(2) For bribes or the acceptance of an offer, made by State officials or by an intermediary before any lawful or unlawful activities committed or not committed kukuļdevēj, bribes or other vendor of personal interest, using their State of the service, regardless of whether the adopted or proposed bribe for this public official or any other person, is punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of up to eight years, confiscating property, with or without confiscation of property by subtracting the rights to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to three years or without it.
(3) On the first or second part of the activities envisaged, if committed repeatedly or extent or if its done by a group of persons by prior agreement, or if the bribe requested — punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of three to ten years, confiscating property, taking away the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to five years or without it.
(4) On the first or second part of the activities envisaged, if they committed an organized group or by a public official holding a responsible position, or if the bribe is pressed, punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of five to twelve years, confiscating property, taking away the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to five years and with the police control for a period of up to three years. "
15. Express 322. the first paragraph by the following: "(1) for mediation in bribery, that is, transactions in the form of bribes or offer of transfer from the kukuļņēmēj, kukuļdevēj, punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of up to four years or with forced labour, or by a fine of up to one hundred minimum monthly wages."
16. Make 323. article as follows: "article 323. Bribery (1) For bribes, that is, the value of the property of materials or different benefits, transfer or offering, if the offer is accepted, personally or through an intermediary, to a public official using his position in the service, or does not do something kukuļdevēj, bribes or other vendor of personal interest, regardless of whether the passed or proposed bribe for this public official or any other person:

punishable by deprivation of liberty for up to five years or with arrest or forced labour, or by a fine of up to one hundred and twenty minimum wages.
(2) the same acts, if committed repeatedly or extent or if they committed by State officials, or if its done by a group of persons by prior agreement, punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period from three to eight years, confiscating belongings or without confiscation of property, the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to five years or without it.
(3) in the first subparagraph, if the actions they committed organized a group of — punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of five to ten years, confiscating property, taking away the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to five years or without it, and with the police control for a period of up to three years. "
325. Article 17: Add to the first paragraph, after the word "disposition" with the words "restrictions or prohibition";
turn off the first part of the enacting terms, the words "committed repeatedly or";
make the first part of the following sanctions: "punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of up to three years or by arrest, or to forced labour, or by a fine of up to one hundred fifty minimum monthly wages, taking away the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to three years or without it";
the second part of the present penalties are as follows: "punishable by deprivation of liberty for up to five years or with arrest or forced labour, or by a fine of up to two hundred minimum monthly wages, seizing property or without confiscation of property, the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to five years or without it".
18. Express appears and the following wording article 326.2: "article appears. Marketing with impact (1) of the material value, property or benefits of another nature, offering or handing personally or through an intermediary, to any person, to using his service, professional or social situation, unlawfully influence government officials or encourage any other person unlawfully influence government officials of any personal interest, regardless of whether the material value, property or benefits of another nature, intended for that person or any other person If not this law 323. crime provided for in article signs — punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of up to three years or by arrest, or to forced labour, or by a fine of up to one hundred fifty minimum monthly wages, taking away the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to two years, or without it.
(2) the value of the material, financial or other nature benefit, their acceptance of an offer by yourself or any other person, to using your service, professional or social situation, unlawfully influence government officials or encourage any other person unlawfully influence government officials act or decision of any personal interest, if not this law and in article 198.320 characteristics, the intended crime — punishable by deprivation of liberty for up to five years or with an attachment , or to forced labour, or by a fine of up to two hundred minimum monthly wages, taking away the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to five years or without it.
326.2 article. Illegal request and adoption benefits (1) of the material value, property or benefits of another nature, the adoption of the unlawful supply, or with the intermediary made public or local authority employee who is not a public officer or public body authorized by the same person for any actions committed or not committed to benefit the employer or any other person's interest, using their own powers, independently of whether the assumed material values , property or different benefits for that person or any other person, is punishable by deprivation of liberty for a period of up to three years or by arrest, or to forced labour, or by a fine of up to one hundred minimum monthly wages, taking away the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to two years, or without it.
(2) the same acts, if committed repeatedly or extent or if its done by a group of persons by prior agreement, or if they are related to the material value, property or benefits of another nature of request or extortion, punishable by deprivation of liberty for up to five years or with arrest or forced labour, or by a fine of up to two hundred minimum monthly wages, taking away the right to a specific occupation or the right to occupy a specific position for a period of up to five years or without it. "
Transitional provisions 1. Judicial proceedings in the criminal proceedings for criminal offences, which qualified after criminal law article 156 and qualified by criminal law article 158 concerning insult of honour in the mass media, to terminate in accordance with the criminal law 625. the second paragraph of article and to article 377.
2. Remission of sentence persons who up to this law into force convicted of this transitional provisions referred to in paragraph 1 of the criminal offence.
3. Amend the judgment of the persons convicted of the transitional provisions referred to in paragraph 1 of the criminal offences and other criminal offences, given that these persons be granted relief from all kinds of penal fines, which they defined as the transitional provisions referred to in paragraph 1 of the criminal offences.
4. Enforcement Authority in accordance with the criminal law submitted to the Court of article 650 submissions concerning the person's release from parole or for the amendment of the judgment that the Court of the law of criminal procedure, art. 651 in order.
5. To recognize the impunity that individuals released from parole in accordance with the transitional provisions of paragraph 2, as well as people who already suffered punishment or exempted, if they have been convicted of the transitional provisions referred to in paragraph 1 of the criminal offences and convictions if they are not deleted.
6. The Court, the prosecution and pre-trial investigation authorities for criminal procedure in proceedings to offences committed before the date of entry into force of the law and qualified by the criminal law of the first paragraph of article 190.1 of the spirit or other alcoholic beverages move across the State border of the Republic of Latvia, to terminate in accordance with the law of criminal procedure, art. 377.
7. The Court, the prosecution and pre-trial investigation authorities in criminal proceedings, the proceedings which terminated in accordance with the transitional provisions in paragraph 6, the necessary materials are sent to the competent institution (official) referred to the Latvian Code of administrative offences.
8. The Court, the prosecution and pre-trial investigation authorities in criminal proceedings in proceedings for offences committed before the date of entry into force of the law and qualified by article 158 of the Criminal Code concerning defamation in mass communication, the second and third 190.1, 221.2 290.2, 294, 301, 317, 322 and 323.320. qualifications of the offence in article left unedited.
9. From the Penal are not exempt persons who before the entry into force of the law is convicted of this transitional provision 6 and 8 of the criminal offence referred to in paragraph 1.
The Parliament adopted the law of 19 November 2009.
In place of the President of the parliamentary President G. Lot in Riga 2009 on 9 December