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Criminal Procedure Code

Adopted 24 March 1961

Herald of the Supreme Soviet of M.S.S.R 10/42 (1961)

(Excerpts)

Article 339. Submitting the Court’s Decision for Execution

Submission of the court’s decision for execution shall be assigned to the court, which rendered the sentence. The decision on executing the sentence shall be sent by the president of the court along with a copy of the sentence, to the body responsible for execution of the sentence. If the case was examined as a result of filing appeal or recourse, the copy of the decision by the court of appeal or of recourse shall be attached to copy of the sentence.

In case of custodial sentencing for person who was not subjected to preventive detention, the president of the court shall send a copy of the decision on executing sentence and a copy of the sentence to the body of interior affairs from the area including the place of residence of the convicted in order to detain, bring and send him/her to the closest penitentiary.

If there has been established that the convicted avoid to execute the sentence and his/her place of residence is unknown, the body of interior affairs shall send the respective materials to the court in order to issue a decision on declaring the convicted a wanted that is be executed by bodies of interior affairs.

Bodies executing the sentence shall inform the court, which rendered the sentence, about execution of the sentence as soon as it was executed. The administration of the place of detention shall inform the court, which rendered the sentence, about the place where the convicted serves the sentence.

The court that rendered the sentence shall be obliged to follow execution of the decision.

The court that rendered the sentence shall be obliged to inform the local military administration body, within 7-day term, about the sentence remained final on the convicted recruit.

The soldier’s record of persons in military service and special certificates of recruits who were subjected to custodial sentencing, shall be sent by the court to respective local military administration bodies.

The court that assigned social organization, a work team or certain persons, under the cases provided for by article 272 of this Code, to supervise the convicted upon conditional suspension of the execution of the sentence, his/her re-education and correction, shall be obliged to send a copy of the sentence to them.

In order to raise the educative role of the sentence, the court that rendered it, shall send, if considered necessary, a copy of final sentence, to place of employment, of education or residence of the convicted.

The society, when necessary, shall be apprized of the sentence whereby a public reprimand was applied as a punishment, after having become final, through mass media or in another manner.

(Art. 339 was completed by Law no. 884-XV of 22.02.2002)

(Art. 339 was amended by Law of 10.04.96)

(Art. 339 was amended by Parliament’s decision of 22.09.93)

(Art. 339 was amended by the Decree of 01.12.83)

(Art. 339 was completed by the Decree of 03.07.69)