About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 17:32 - 23 Mar.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Justice Minister-Designate Says ‘Liberal Approach’ Needed
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 30 Oct.'08 / 17:20

Justice Minister-designate Zurab Adeishvili told lawmakers on October 30 that liberalization of the criminal code would be one of his priorities.

As Justice Minister, Adeishvili will also be in charge of the General Prosecutor’s Office, which has been merged with the Justice Ministry as a result of constitutional amendments earlier this month. Adeishvili served as chief prosecutor before becoming the head of the President’s Administration in January 2008.

“New approaches are needed,” Adeishvili told lawmakers at a session of the parliamentary committee for legal affairs. “First of all, there should be a liberal criminal code. I think that in most cases, our approaches should be liberal and our experience of recent years has demonstrated this.”

He also told the lawmakers that the protection of private property should be a priority and “the draft constitutional amendment, which is now being developed, should be approved, as it will become an additional guarantee of private property rights.”

Latest News
23 Mar.'17 17:32
Foreign Minister Joins Ministerial Meeting against Terrorism
The Global Coalition meeting was hosted by the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 22.
23 Mar.'17 16:05
Alliance of Conservatives & Reformists in Europe on Rustavi 2 TV Dispute
ACRE ‘believes’ Georgia will continue to uphold media plurality and media freedom in the country.
23 Mar.'17 14:05
Parliament Overrides Presidential Veto on Surveillance Bill
Lawmakers rejected presidential objections as ‘politically motivated.’
22 Mar.'17 16:55
On Nowruz, Georgian Leaders Reach Out to Azerbaijani Co-Citizens
Giorgi Margvelashvili and Giorgi Kvirikashvili visited Marneuli for Nowruz festivities.
22 Mar.'17 14:22
CoE Congress: Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls ‘Illegal’
Congress President Gudrun Mosler-Törnström issued a statement on March 21.
22 Mar.'17 13:08
Australia Rejects Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls
Australia supports Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the country’s UN Ambassador said.
22 Mar.'17 12:19
Putin Meets South Ossetian Leader in Moscow
Leonid Tibilov and Vladimir Putin discuss upcoming elections, ‘security, defense capacity building.’
21 Mar.'17 17:06
Parliamentary Speaker Sketches Out Constitutional Changes
President to be elected indirectly, parliament by proportional contest.
20 Mar.'17 17:04
President Margvelashvili Vetoes Surveillance Bill
Says new oversight agency not independent, too costly.
20 Mar.'17 15:27
Four More Countries Reject Abkhazia Polls
Canada, Estonia, Finland and Lithuania denounced the March 12 Parliamentary Polls in breakaway region.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
66