On Amendments To Article 37 Of The Criminal Code Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О внесении изменения в статью 37 Уголовного кодекса Российской Федерации

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW amending Article 37 of the Criminal Code Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma on February 8, 2002 Approved by the Federation Council on 27 February 2002 Article 1. Article 37 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. 2954), as follows: " Article 37. Required defence 1. It is not a crime to harm an infringing person in the condition of the necessary defence, that is to protect the person and the rights of the defence or other persons protected by the law of the interests of society or of the State against socially dangerous encroachment, If it is an attack that involves violence that is dangerous to the life of the defending or other person, or the imminent threat of such violence. 2. Protection from assault, not involving violence that is dangerous to the life of the defending or other person, or the immediate threat of such violence, is lawful if it has not been exceeded Defence, i.e. deliberate actions that are clearly not appropriate to the nature and danger of the attack. 3. The right to the necessary defence is equally available to all persons, regardless of their professional or other special training and position. This right belongs to a person, regardless of the possibility of avoiding socially dangerous assault or to seek the assistance of other persons or authorities. ". Article 2. This Federal Law shall enter into force on the date of its official act. of publication. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin Moscow, Kremlin 14 March 2002 N 29-FZ