Criminal and Criminal procedure codes (CPC) entered into force in self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic, said Last news on Wednesday in the press center of the Ministry of internal Affairs of LNR.
"From 29 September 2015 within the limits of Lugansk people's Republic came into force two new normative act - the criminal and Criminal procedure codes LNR ", - reported in the report of the press center.
according to information from law enforcement agencies, the code of criminal procedure LPR were taken the best provisions of the Criminal procedure codes of the leading States in the 1-St all - Russia.
"The new rule aims to protect the interests, rights and freedoms of citizens, for example, deepened and expanded norms for the provision of services of counsel, to avoid an unreasonable denial of counsel during criminal proceedings ", - said Deputy head of organizational-methodical Department of the investigative Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs of LNR Lyudmila Karabut.
in her expressions, the provisions of the criminal code are closely interrelated and implemented the code of criminal procedure, and fully reflect the features of the development of LPR.
at rallies in early April last year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum the Republic declared its sovereignty, put together their own authorities. 2 November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of parliaments. Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the republics. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people.