Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council on constitutional legislation Elena Mizulina proposed to abolish criminal punishment for family assault. In its opinion, for similar offenses, the violators should bear only administrative punishment.
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The Senator has already submitted to the State Duma the corresponding bill, but the document has not yet been published in the database of the Parliament, reports RIA Novosti.
The current legislation assumes responsibility for the beating relatives in the form of a penalty to 40 thousand roubles or imprisonment for the term up to two years. Mizulina sure that these rules are “controversial and anti-family”.
The Senator noted that it is now under a criminal liability can get parents, for example, slepneva your child for disobedience, while for beating a stranger provides a less severe responsibility.
“You need to rule the criminal law and to remove the absurd situation”, – said the Senator.