ArmInfo.Armenia will become an active participant in the CIS States' Convention on the Transfer of the Execution of Sentences Non-custodial. The RA National Assembly at the plenary session on January 19 ratified this Convention.
According to the RA Deputy Minister of Justice Kristine Grigoryan, the document, which was signed on October 11, 2019 in Ashgabat, regulates the relations of the parties on the execution of punishments not related to imprisonment or the application of criminal-legal measures imposed by the court of the state imposing punishment on a citizen of the state. execution of punishment. Any convicted person to whom this Convention may apply shall be informed by the sentencing State of the content of this Convention, as well as the legal consequences of the transfer of the execution of the sentence. A convicted person or his legal representative may apply for transferring the execution of punishment to the state of imposition of the punishment or the state of execution of the punishment.
The competent authority of the party, which received the request for the transfer of the execution of the sentence, informs the person who applied for the transfer to the convicted person or his legal representative of the decision taken in writing. The decision to refuse must be motivated. The execution of a request to transfer the execution of a sentence may be denied if the act in connection with which a punishment not related to imprisonment was imposed and a measure of a criminal-legal nature was applied is a crime against military service, but is not a general crime under the legislation of the state of execution of the sentence ... Also, we can talk about an act in connection with which a punishment not related to imprisonment was imposed and a measure of a criminal legal nature was applied. If a court or other competent authority accepts a punishment, the competent authorities of the state of punishment and the state of execution of the punishment shall agree on the procedure for transferring a copy of the personal or control file of the convict, certified by the competent authority of the state of imposition of punishment, with the documents necessary for the execution of the punishment. The competent authority of the sentencing state informs the convicted person of the decision. The costs associated with the transfer of the execution of the sentence shall be borne by the contracting parties within their territories in accordance with their legislation.