Russian business ombudsman proposes administrative prejudice for economic offenses
MOSCOW, November 6 (RAPSI) – Russian business rights commissioner Boris Titov has proposed to fix administrative issue preclusion in relation to 63 legally defined economic crimes, the ombudsman’s press service reports.
According to the statement, administrative prejudice means a principle when a person, who had earlier been brought to the administrative liability, commits a similar offence that leads to the criminal responsibility.
Currently, administrative prejudice is set in 13 articles of the Criminal Code concerning minor crimes. However, only illegal sale of alcohol is an economic activity crime there.
However, according to Titov, “economic” chapter contains 63 elements of crime, which may be included in the administrative prejudice.