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Drivers who repeatedly commit offences while drunk or drank in the wrong places, decided to start treat. Write about this “Izvestia” with reference to the documents of the government Commission on the prevention of delinquency.
According to their contents, the courts offered to send on compulsory treatment from alcoholism the worst offenders. They may be required to pass diagnostics, preventive measures or medical or social rehabilitation.
The publication reminds that the penal code already provides for compulsory treatment by court order, but this does not apply to alcoholism. Typically, in a facility send those who after the crime occurred a mental disorder which makes it impossible to assign and execute punishment.
According to the lawyer Igor Apostle, compulsory treatment does not violate human rights. According to the Russian Constitution, human freedom can be limited if necessary. “If the situation is neglected, there is a need to isolate them from society and forced treatment,” he added.
Director of the Institute of Narcological health of the nation Oleg Zykov said that people with a diagnosis of “alcoholism” do not commit systematic violations and crimes under the influence. According to him, often violate the law those who ignore the rules. For example, when drivers sit behind the wheel drunk.
Drug addicts commit crimes more often, because into the sales system substances. While compulsory treatment of persons insolvent and inefficient, he said. In his opinion, the treatment can be useful only when there is motivation for the patient.
In November 2019, the state Duma adopted in the first reading the draft law on the restoration in Russia of the system of sobering-up stations. The document was introduced in may 2019. Initially it was intended to establish sobering-up stations on the basis of public-private partnerships for charging guests. Now the sobering-up stations operating in more than 20 regions of Russia.
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