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  1. Estonia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Code of Criminal Procedure of 12 February 2003 (consolidation). - English translation (as amended up to 2006)

    Adoption: 2003-02-12 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | EST-2003-L-66101

    Chapter 1: General provisions (1-15)
    Chapter 2: Persons subject to criminal proceeding (16-59)
    Chapter 3: Proof (60-126)
    Chapter 4: Securing criminal proceedings (127-143)
    Chapter 5: Procedural documents, Translation, Interpretation and Summoning (144-170)
    Chapter 6: Terms in proceedings (171-172)
    Chapter 7: Expenses relating to criminal proceedings (173-192)
    Chapter 8: Pre-trial procedure (193-232)
    Chapter 9: Simplified proceedings (233-256)
    Chapter 10: Court procedure in County and City Courts (257-316)
    Chapter 11: Appeal proceedings (317-343)
    Chapter 12: Cassation proceedings (344- 364)
    Chapter 13: Review procedure for Court decisions (365-374)
    Chapter 14: Special procedure for preparation of statement of charges and performance of certain procedural acts (375-382)
    Chapter 15: Proceedings for adjudication of appeals against court rulings (383-392)
    Chapter 16: Procedure for administration of coercive psychiatric treatment (393-403)
    Chapter 17: Grant of permission for imposition of sanctions provided for in Juvenile Sanctions Act (404-407)
    Chapter 18: Entry into force and enforcement of Court decisions (408-432)
    Chapter 19: International cooperation in criminal procedure (433-489)
    Chapter 20: Implementing provisions (490)

  2. Estonia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code of 6 June 2001 (consolidation). - English translation (as amended up to 2006)

    Adoption: 2001-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2002-09-01 | EST-2001-L-60500

    Provides for types and degrees of offences, applicability of penal law, principle of guilt, types and terms of punishment, imposition of punishment, other sanctions. Also contains provisions on offences relating to occupational health, occupational safety or technical supervision.

  3. Estonia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Imprisonment Act of 14 June 2000 [consolidation] (RT I 2000, 58, 376; 2009, 29, 175). (Vangistusseaduse) - English translation (as amended up to November 2003)

    Adoption: 2000-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2000-12-01 | EST-2000-L-60202

    Provides for procedure for, and execution of, imprisonment, detention and administrative detention and custody pending trial. Also makes provision for conditions of prison service. Education and work in prison are regulated by Division 4. Sections 37-44 deal with mandatory work, working conditions in prison, disability pension, work outside prison, release from mandatory work, remuneration of work of prisoners and personal account. Various aspects of work of prison officers are regulated in Sections 112-155, such as admittance to prison service, prison officer career, duties in prison service, social guarantees in prison service, discipline in prison service and release from prison service and reserve of prison officers. In English.


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