Russian government backs proposal to authorize police to hand down cautions
MOSCOW, July 2 (RAPSI) – The Russian government has supported a bill authorizing police to hand down official warnings, according to a statement released on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.
The bill submitted by a group of the State Duma MPs to the lower house of parliament stipulates that police officers will be allowed to give citizens binding cautions on the impermissibility of certain actions or antisocial behavior.
Amendments are proposed to the Law Concerning the Police.
According to the government’s stance, the legislative proposal is aimed to adjust regulatory tools of the law enforcement offensive activity.