Persons, violating anti-epidemics, sanitary, hygiene, and quarantine regimes, to be imprisoned

Persons, violating anti-epidemics, sanitary, hygiene, and quarantine regimes, to be imprisoned
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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has approved amendments, made to the Criminal Code, APA reports.

According to the law, if violation of anti-epidemics regime, sanitary, hygiene, and quarantine regimes cause spread of diseases or establish real threat for spread of the diseases, fine in the amount of AZN 2500- 5 thousand or restriction of freedom up to 3 years, or imprisonment up to 3 years will be applied.

If the same actions cause death of a person or other serious consequences, restriction of freedom for 3-5 years and imprisonment of 3-5 years will be applied.

Firuza Vahid

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