Amending Article 117 Of The Penal Enforcement Code Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений в статью 117 Уголовно-исполнительного кодекса Российской Федерации

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW On amendments to Article 117 of the Russian Penal Enforcement Code , adopted by the State Duma on 20 October 2004 Approved by the Federation Council on 27 October 2004 Russian Federation (Legislative Assembly of the Russian Federation) THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, 1997, N 2, 198; 2003, N 50, sect. 4847) changes, supplemented by new third to fifth sentences, to read as follows: " A written explanation shall be taken from the convicted person before the imposition of the penalty. Convicts who are unable to provide a written explanation shall be assisted by the administration of the correctional institution. In case of refusal of the convicted person to give an explanation, a corresponding act shall be drawn up. ". President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin Moscow, Kremlin 4 November 2004 N 129-FZ