Azerbaijan tightens punishments for domestic violence: administrative arrest will be applied

Azerbaijan tightens punishments for domestic violence: administrative arrest will be applied
# 23 February 2024 12:44 (UTC +04:00)

Punishments for violation of legislation on the prevention of domestic violence are being tightened in Azerbaijan, administrative arrest will be applied, it was reflected in the proposed amendment to the Code of Administrative Offenses, which was discussed at a meeting of the Milli Majlis (Parliameny) held today, APA reports.

In accordance with the current Code in the force, fine amounting to AZN one hundred to three hundred was applied in cases of applying illegal restrictions of an economic nature on domestic grounds, it is, actions aimed at depriving another person of the property and income owned, disposed or used by a person, creating economic dependence, maintaining such dependence or abuse. A fine in the amount of AZN three hundred to five hundred is imposed for domestic violence - intentional mental pressure by a person on another person or actions aimed at creating intolerable mental conditions.

According to the amendment, administrative arrest will be applied for those who violate legislation on domestic violence.

The draft law was put to a vote and adopted in the third reading.

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