06

June

2014

Laws Concerning Restrictions on Individual Rights in ATO Area Adopted

Parliament adopted the Laws “On Amending the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine Concerning a Special Pretrial Investigation Regime Under Martial Law or State of Emergency Status, or in the Area of Conducting an Anti-Terrorist Operation” and “On Amending the Law of Ukraine “On Counter-Terrorism” Concerning Preventive Detention for Over 72 Hours of Persons Involved in Terrorist Activity in the Area of Conducting an Anti-Terrorist Operation”. These laws transfer the authority concerning authorization of detention, temporary access to objects and documents, search, and conduct of 8 types of covert investigative actions (wiretapping, surveillance, arrest, review of correspondence, etc.) in ATO area from court to prosecutor’s office.

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