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Защита на лица, застрашени във връзка с наказателно производство
Protection of Witnesses in relation to their participation in criminal proceedings

Author(s): Nikola Manev
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Published by: Институт за държавата и правото - Българска академия на науките

Summary/Abstract: In 2009 the Parliament adopted a law to protect people at risk in connection with their participation in criminal proceedings. It should be borne in mind that protective measures for witnesses and related persons are provided in the Criminal Procedure Code in 1997. This law purposed to protect a wide range of people, when criminal proceedings are leaded for crimes of organized crime or other serious crimes. There are a number of safeguards, including a change of residence and change of identity. The Ministry of Justice are subject to special structures for law enforcement - Council and Bureau. There are regulated conditions for international cooperation between our country and other countries.

  • Issue Year: LIV/2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 84-92
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Bulgarian