Confiscation of proceeds from crime in Criminal code of Bosnia and Herzegovina Cover Image

Oduzimanja imovinske koristi pribavljene krivičnim djelom u Krivičnom zakonu Bosne i Hercegovine
Confiscation of proceeds from crime in Criminal code of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Author(s): Elmedin Ahmić, Almin Dautbegović
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Published by: Ekonomski fakultet - Univerzitet u Zenici
Keywords: property; confiscation; criminal act; subtraction; extended confiscation

Summary/Abstract: The importance of seizure of property is used to restore the original condition that caused the commission of the crime, and the starting point is that nobody can (or at least should not) to retain material gain acquired by criminal offense. Her goal is to not allow in any case the perpetrator of criminal acts unjustly enrich a basic assumption that the proceeds of crime and that is causally related to his execution. The basic requirement is that the defendant gain achieved by criminal acts and that the causal relation with the execution of works, which may be in the form of a co-perpetrator or perpetrators, and it covers every gain is directly related to the criminal act. This measure has the general and special preventive goal position n to show that crime is "not worth" and to deter others from committing new crimes of property character. On the occasion of the new draft law on forfeiture of property used by criminal and misconduct in the Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina, will be briefly elaborated the advantages of this law and the details that make it more interesting and more important for the country in general in modern times.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 275-290
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Bosnian