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

    Juvenile Justice Code of Georgia No. 3708-IIS, adopted on 12 June 2015 - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-06-12 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-24 | GEO-2015-L-104525

    Chapter I - Juvenile Justice Legislation and its Scope
    Chapter II - General Principles of Juvenile Justice
    Chapter III - Persons Administering Juvenile Justice Procedure
    Chapter IV - Minor Witnesses and Minor Victims
    Chapter V - General Rules of Juvenile Justice Procedure
    Chapter VI - Release of Minors from Criminal Liability
    Chapter VII - Arrest of Minors; Investigation and Criminal Prosecution
    Chapter VIII - Hearing juvenile cases in court
    Chapter IX - Pre-trial Preventive Measures
    Chapter X - Objectives and Types of the Sentences, Conditional Sentence
    Chapter XI - Sentencing Minors
    Chapter XII - Execution of Non-custodial Sentences
    Chapter XIII - Conditions of Minors in Detention and Prison Facilities
    Chapter XIV - Preparation of a minor for release; care for, resocialisation and rehabilitation of a minor after serving a conditional or other sentence
    Chapter XV - Transitional Provisions

    Article 45, para. 2 (b) stipulates that minors may be obligated to start working with the assistance of a specialised state agency; Article 69, para. 4 stipulates that house arrest shall be imposed on a minor in a manner that its execution does not obstruct the performance of remunerated work or education; Article 71, para. 1 stipulates that community service shall be imposed on a minor for a period of 40 to 300 hours; Article 71, para. 3 stipulates that community service shall be imposed on a minor in a manner that its execution does not obstruct the performance of a remunerated work; Article 71, para. 4 stipulates that when imposing community service on a minor, it is desirable that the minor is assigned to work at a place where he/she can acquire the experience and skills necessary to become a member of society; Article 85 - Working opportunities of a minor stipulates that 1. An accused or convicted minor may perform remunerated work. 2. An accused or convicted minor shall work after his/her studies, and the combined time of work and education shall not exceed eight hours a day. 3. The administration of a juvenile rehabilitation facility shall promote the performance of remunerated work by minors. Accused or convicted minors may work outside the juvenile rehabilitation facility. 4. An accused or convicted minor may only perform the work that facilitates his/her professional training and employment after release, and that does not impede his/her education. 5. A convicted minor placed in a juvenile rehabilitation facility may not be employed to perform general maintenance duties.

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

    Law No. 2697 of 17 October 2014 to Amend and Supplement the Law on Elimination of Domestic Violence, Protection and Support of Victims of Domestic Violence. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-10-17 | Date of entry into force: 2014-11-14 | GEO-2014-L-98931

    In article 3 modifies the definition of the "domestic violence" as the violation of constitutional rights and freedoms of one family member by another family member through neglect and/or physical, psychological, economic, sexual violence or coercion; in article 4 introduce the definition of "neglect" as failure by a parent and/or a legal representative to satisfy physical and psychological needs of a child, restriction of a child's right to basic education, failure to protect a child from danger or to perform the actions necessary to register birth or to use medical and other services, provided the parent and/or the legal representative has appropriate information, possibility and access to the appropriate services; introduce article 91 - Identification of domestic violence cases; in paras 5-7 of article 10 further develop provisions related to protective and restraining orders; introduce article 141 concerning identification of domestic violence against minors (children); modify article 17 - Rights and protection guarantees for victims of domestic violence and introduce article 171 - Raising awareness of domestic violence victims and 172 - A temporary accommodation for victims of domestic violence (a shelter); introduce article 182 - Retention by victims of domestic violence of the right to temporarily use the place of residence; introduce article 191 - Toll-free support line; modify article 20 - Rehabilitation measures for abusers; introduce paras 10-11 to article 21 on the measures related to putting the Law into force.

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

    Criminal Procedure Code of Georgia (No. 1772 of 9 October 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-10-09 | GEO-2009-L-99406

  4. Georgia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 3142 of 25 May 2006 on the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Protection of and Assistance to Victims of Domestic Violence [Consolidation of 28 December 2009]. (ოჯახში ძალადობის აღკვეთის, ოჯახში ძალადობის მსხვერპლთა დაცვისა და დახმარების შესახებ) - Council of Europe home page

    Adoption: 2006-03-25 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-25 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2015-07-01 | GEO-2006-L-85497

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Prevention of Domestic Violence
    Chapter III: Mechanisms for the Identification and Elimination of Domestic Violence
    Chapter IV: Specific Measures for the Protection of a Child (Minor) from Domestic Violence
    Chapter V: Peculiarities of Legal Proceedings with Regard to Domestic Violence
    Chapter VI: Social and Labour Guarantees for Victims of Domestic Violence, Rehabilitation Measures for Abusers
    Chapter VII: Transitional Provisions
    Chapter VIII : Final Clauses

  5. Georgia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law on amendments and changes to the Criminal Code.

    Adoption: 2003-07-06 | GEO-2003-L-74446

    Amends sections 142.1 (racial discrimination), 142.2 (rights of persons with disabilities), 143.1 (trafficking in persons), 143.2 (trafficking in minors) and 335 (forcing to provide interview, testimony, etc.)

  6. Georgia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law of 19 June 2001 on the procedure of execution of non-prison sentences and probation. - English translation

    Adoption: 2001-06-19 | GEO-2001-L-65067

    Provides that a Court can deprive a person condemned of the right to occupy a position or carry out an activity. Unofficial English translation.

  7. Georgia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code of Georgia (No. 2287 of 22 July 1999). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 2000-02-15 | GEO-1999-L-73506

    Book 1: Criminal Law
    Book 2: Offense
    Book 3: Punishment
    Book 4: Release from criminal liability and punishment
    Book 5: Criminal liability of minors
    Book 6: Types of forced medical measures, basis and procedures for application
    Book 7: Crimes against human beings
    Book 8: Economic crimes
    Book 9: Crimes against public security and order (Chapter 43: Criminal violation of safety rules during work)
    Book 10: Crimes against the rules for the protection of environment and use of natural resources
    Book 11: Crimes against the State
    Book 12: Crimes against the judiciary
    Book 13: Military crimes
    Book 14: Crimes against humanity
    Book 15: Transitional and final provisions


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