Putin introduced a bill that regulates the conduct of searches of lawyers and their offices
Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted to the State Duma a draft law regulating the procedure for carrying out searches of lawyers, as well as clarifying the powers of the defenders. The corresponding document is available on the website of the lower house of Parliament, RBC reports.
According to the text of the bill, Putin’s initiative involves introducing changes to the Criminal Procedure Code or CPC of the Russian Federation.
“The legal search of a lawyer’s property or premises could only be permitted by a court decision in which specific objects that are being searched for must be named, as well as the …read more