14 Jun 2019
The international scientific and practical round-table talk «20 Years Since the Adoption of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus and the Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Belarus: de lege lata et de lege ferenda» was held on June 14 in Minsk. The leading scientists and law enforcement officials of the Republic of Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine have taken part in the event.
The invited experts have examined the current status and the ways to improve criminal legislation and criminal procedure legislation in the contemporary context, in particular, the problematic theoretical and practical aspects of application, urgent reforms within the field, especially by means of comparative legal analysis of criminal legislation and criminal procedure legislation in the Republic of Belarus and neighbouring states.
Special attention has been paid to the discussion of the newest features of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus and their implementation into national legislation. Besides, a number of thematic publications prepared under the auspices of the Scientific and Practical Center of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Belarus have been presented at the event, including «Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus: Scientific and Practical Commentary», «Criminal Legislation of the States Bordering the Republic of Belarus: Comparative Content Analysis». The publication of a new commentary on the Criminal Code has been held in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of several prominent Belarusian scientists I.S. Tishkevich, V.A. Shkurko, V.S. Shvetsov.
The round table was organized by the Scientific and Practical Center of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Belarus with Aleinikov&Partners as one of the partners to the event.