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ANTINOMIES
Until 01.01.2019 - Scientific Yearbook of the Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

ISSN 2686-7206 (Print)

ISSN 2686-925X (Оnlinе)

Grishin Dennis

Abstract: The author investigates the nature of the institute of legal exemption from criminal liability, the expediency of its securing and usage. Attention is paid to the classification of the reasons for exemption from criminal liability, as well as to the separate classification of special reasons. The main subject of the article is special reasons for exemption from criminal liability in the field of malfeasance, which meets required conditions. Special reasons for exemption from criminal liability as provided for bribery (Article 291 of the Criminal Code) and for mediation in bribery (Article 291.1 of the Criminal Code) are analyzed. The problems of the enforcement of institution are considered. In order to improve efficiency, it is proposed to establish new special reason for excluding criminal responsibility for abuse of power and abuse of office.
Keywords: reasons for exemption from criminal liability; special reasons for exemption from criminal liability for malfeasance; conditions for exemption from criminal liability; active repentance; active assistance in investigating, prosecuting, and combating crime.

 

 

 

 

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