__94_0---------------------------------------------------- CL__3------------------------------------------------------- __94_0---------------------------------------------------- ### SEE PART 2 FOR BEGINNING ### Article 73. Loss of Documents Containing a State Secret A loss of documents containing a state secret or of objects the data on which constitute a state secret by a person to whom they have been entrusted, if the loss have been the result of a violation of the established rules of handling of the above documents or object - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of one to three years. The same action if it has caused grave consequences - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to eight years. Article 731. Transfer to Foreign Organizations of Data Constituting a Official Secret Transfer or collection with the view of transferring to foreign organization or their representatives of economic, scientific, technical or other data constituting an official secret committed by a person to whom these data have been entrusted due to his work or post or who have become aware of them in another way - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for a term of two years. The same actions if they have caused a great property detriment to the state or public organizations or if they have entailed other grave consequences - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to eight years. Article 74. Banditry Organization of armed bands with a view of attacking state or public enterprises, institutions, organizations or individual persons as well as participation in such bands and in attacks committed by them - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to fifteen years with the confiscation of property or a death penalty with the confiscation of property. Article 741. Actions Which Disorganize the Work of Corrective-Labour Establishments Persons serving punishment represented by the deprivation of freedom who terrorize at the place of deprivation of freedom the convicts who have chosen the way of correction, or who make attacks on the administration, as well as persons who organize for these purposes criminal groups or who participate actively in such groups - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to eight years. Special dangerous recidivists as well as persons convicted for grave crimes who have committed actions envisaged in part one of this Article - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of eight to fifteen years or a death penalty. Article 75. Contraband Contraband, that is, movement across the customs border of the Republic of Belarus of narcotic, poisonous, toxic, psychotropic, radioactive or explosive substances, weaponry and ammunitions, special materials and technical products of military purposes, bypassing, or concealed from, customs clearance, no less than similar movement of things and valuables which are banned or restricted for the movement across the customs border of the Republic of Belarus in a large amount - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to eight years with the confiscation of freedom or a fine. The same actions committed on a preliminary agreement by a group of persons or by a person who has previously committed the same crime, or by an official person using his official post - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to ten years with the confiscation of property. Article 76. Riots Organization of riots accompanied by destruction, arsons and other similar actions not less than committing by their participants of the above crimes or their resistance to the authorities - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of two to fifteen years. Article 77. Evasion of the Scheduled Conscription An evasion of the scheduled conscription - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of one to three years. The same action committed by a self-infliction of a bodily injury or a simulation of a disease, through a forgery of documents or another deception no less than the action committed in other aggravating circumstances - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of one to five years. Article 78. Evasion of Mobilization An evasion of mobilization to the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to ten years. The same action as well as an evasion of subsequent calls to the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus committed at war time - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of five to ten years or a death penalty. Article 79. Evasion at War Time of the Fulfillment of Duties or Payment of Taxes An evasion at war time of a labour mobilization or the fulfillment of other duties no less than of the payment of taxes - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of one to five years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years. Article 80. Illegal Crossing of the State Border of the Republic of Belarus A deliberate illegal crossing of the State Border of the Republic of Belarus - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or a fine. The same action accomplished on a preliminary agreement by a group of persons or for a new time - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years with or without the confiscation of property. Article 81. Violation of the Rules of International Flights A flight into or out of the republic of Belarus without a special permission, non-observance of the routes, places of landing, aerial gates, the altitude of the flight specified in the permission or other violation of the rules of international flights - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of one to ten years or a fine with or without the confiscation of the aircraft. Article 82. Violation of the Rules of Safe Traffic and Operation of Transport A violation by the worker of railway, water or airborne transport of the rules of safe traffic and operation of transport means, if this entailed accidents with people, a crash, an incident or other grave consequences as well as a bad repair of transport means, ways, alarms and communication devices if they have entailed the same consequences - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to fifteen years. The same actions if they have not entailed but obviously created a threat for the onset of the same consequences - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of one to three years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years. Article 83. Damaging the Ways of Communications and Transport Means A deliberate damaging or destruction of ways of communications, works on them, rolling stock, communications or alarm means, which have or could have entailed a railway accident, a shipwreck or a violation of the normal operation of the transport and communications means - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to fifteen years. Article 84. Making, Keeping or Sale of Counterfeited Money or Securities Making or keeping with a view of selling as well as sale of counterfeited money being in circulation on the territory of the Republic of Belarus, coins, state or other securities or foreign currency and securities in foreign currency - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of two to seven years with the confiscation of property. The same actions committed anew or by a group of persons - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of five to fifteen years with the confiscation of property. Article 841. Illegal Issue of Securities An issue by official persons of an economic subject of securities and their public placement without registration in the specified manner as well as the use of obviously forged documents for registration of securities - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term with the deprivation of the right to hold definite posts or be engaged in definite activity or a fine. Article 842. Forgery of Prospectuses of Issue of Securities Introduction by an official person of obviously false data into a securities issue prospectus as well as an approval of an issue prospectus containing obviously false data if such actions have caused a great material damage to investors - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for the a term of up to two years, or a fine. Article 85. Violation of the Rules on Operations with precious Metals and Stones An operation with precious metals or stones if made with violation of the established rules - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or a fine with the confiscation of property and the objects of the operation. The same action committed by a person who has been previously convicted for the crimes envisaged in the present Article, or committed several times or in large amounts - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to eight years with the confiscation of property and the objects of the operation. The same actions committed in especially large amounts - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of five to twelve years with the confiscation of property and the objects of the operation. Article 851. Violation of the Established Procedure of Currency Operations A violation of the established procedure for the performance of currency operations, that is, purchase, sale, exchange of foreign currency or the use of payment documents in foreign currency and other foreign pecuniary documents if effected without a special permission (licence), executed within one year after an administrative penalty was imposed for similar offenses - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or with the confiscation of property and the objects of the operation or a fine. The same actions committed by a person who has been previously convicted for the crimes envisaged by this Article - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of one to five years with the confiscation of property and the objects of the operation. Article 852. Illegal Opening of Accounts Outside the Republic of Belarus An opening of accounts outside the Republic of Belarus and an execution of operations with such accounts by an official person of an economic subject or a bank without a special permission (licence) of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus committed within one year after an administrative penalty was imposed for similar violations - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years with the deprivation of the right to hold definite posts or be engaged in definite activity for a term of up to five years, or a fine. Article 86. Failure to Inform of Crimes Against the State A failure to inform of crimes against the State being prepared or committed as envisaged in Articles 61 to 65, 69, 74, 94 of this Code - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of one to three years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years. Article 861. Concealment of State Crimes Concealment of state crimes envisaged by Articles 61 to 65, 69, 74, 75, 84, 85 of this Code if this concealment was not promised in advance - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of one to five years. Chapter 7. CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY Article 87. Stealing of Property by a Theft Secret stealing of property (theft) - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years or a fine. A theft committed anew or on a preliminary agreement by a group of persons, or a theft that has caused a significant damage to a citizen - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to six years with or without the confiscation of property or corrective labour for a term of one to two years with or without the confiscation of property. Theft with entering of a home, room or another storage place - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to eight years with or without the confiscation of property. Theft committed in great amounts or by a special dangerous recidivist - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of five to fifteen years with the confiscation of property. N o t e: in Articles 87, 88, 90, 91 and 93 a new crime shall means a crime committed by a person who has before committed any of the crimes envisaged by these Articles or by Articles 74, 89, 911, 2112, 2131, 2192 of this Code. Article 88. Stealing of Property by Robbery Open stealing of property (robbery) - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to four years or corrective labour for a term of one to two years. Robbery connected with violence that is not dangerous for life or health of the sufferer or with a threat of such violence, or committed on a preliminary agreement by a group of persons, or anew, or if it has caused a significant damage to a citizen - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to seven years with or without the confiscation of property. Robbery with an entering into a home, room or another place of storage - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of four to ten years with or without the confiscation of property. Robbery committed in great amounts or by a special dangerous recidivist - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of four to ten years with or without the confiscation of property. Article 89. Robbery An assault with a view of appropriating property, connected with violence dangerous for life or health of the person who is assaulted, or with a threat to use such violence (robbery) - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to ten years with or without the confiscation of property. The same actions committed on a preliminary agreement by a group of persons, or with an infliction of grave bodily injuries, or by a special dangerous recidivist, or a person who has previously committed a robbery or banditry, if such actions have been aimed at appropriating property in great amounts no less than if such actions have been connected with an entering of a home, room or another place of storage - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to fifteen years with the confiscation of property. Article 90. Stealing of Property by Fraud Appropriation of a property or acquisition of the right for a property by deception or abuse of trust (fraud) - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years, or corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or a fine. A fraud committed anew or on a preliminary agreement by a group of persons, or if it has caused a significant damage to a citizen - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to six years with or without the confiscation of property, or corrective labour for a term of one to two years with or without the confiscation of property. A fraud which has caused a great damage or committed by a special dangerous recidivist - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of five to fifteen years with the confiscation of property. Article 91. Stealing of Property by Appropriation, Embezzlement or Abuse of Office An appropriation or embezzlement of property placed into the care of the guilty person or held in his care no less than an appropriation of property by an abuse of one's office - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to four years, or corrective labour for a term of up to two years or a fine with or without the deprivation of the right to hold definite posts or be engaged in definite activity.. The same actions committed anew or on a preliminary agreement by a group of persons - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to seven years with or without the confiscation of property, or corrective labour for a term of one to two years with or without the confiscation of property with or without the deprivation of the right to hold definite posts or be engaged in definite activity for a term of two to five years. Actions envisaged in part one or part two of this Article committed in grand amounts - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of six to fifteen years with the confiscation of property with the deprivation of the right to hold definite posts or be engaged in definite activity for a term of two to five years. Article 911. Stealing of Property in Especially Grand Amount Stealing of property in especially grand amounts irrespective of the method of stealing (Articles 87 to 91) - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of ten to fifteen years with the confiscation of property. Article 912. Excluded Article 92. Causing of Property Damage by Fraud or Abuse of Confidence Causing of property damage by a fraud or abuse of confidence with no signs of stealing - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to one year, or corrective labour for the same term, or a fine, or the deprivation of the right to hold definite posts or be engaged in definite activity, or a dismissal from the post, or shall incur public effect measures. Article 921. Excluded Article 922. Violation of the Rules of Use of Energy or Gas at Home Unauthorized use for mercenary purposes of electrical or thermal energy or gas no less than a violation of the rules of use of electrical or thermal energy or gas at home which have been committed after an administrative penalty has been imposed for similar violations or have caused a substantial damage - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years, or corrective labour for the same term, or a fine. Article 93. Extortion of Property The demand to transfer property or the right to the property, or committing of any actions of property nature under a treat of violence in respect of the sufferer or his relations, a spreading of slanderous or libelous information or of other information on him or his near ones which such persons wish to keep secret, or a damage or destruction of their private property or the property kept or guarded by them (extortion) - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to four years with or without the confiscation of property, or corrective labour for a term of one to two years with or without the confiscation of property. Extortion committed anew or on a preliminary agreement by a group of persons, or under a threat of murder or infliction of grave bodily injuries, or connected with violence, that is not dangerous for life or health, or with a damage or destruction of property - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to seven years with the confiscation of property. Extortion committed by an organized group or a special dangerous recidivist, or connected with violence that is dangerous for life and health, or which has entailed a grand damage or other grave consequences - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of five to ten years with the confiscation of property. Article 94. Minor Theft A minor theft of property of an enterprise, institution, organization committed within one year after an administrative penalty has been imposed for a similar violation by a person who has previously committed a crime envisaged in Articles 87 to 911 of this Code, as well as by a person who has been convicted for actions envisaged by the present Article- shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years, or corrective labour for the same term, or a fine. Article 95. Appropriation of Found Property Appropriation of found someone else's property in grand amounts - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to one year, or a fine, or a public censure. Article 96. Deliberate Destruction or Damage of Property A deliberate destruction or damage of property - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to one year, or corrective labour for the same term, or a fine. A deliberate destruction or damage of property committed by an arson or another generally dangerous method or which has entailed human casualties, or caused a grand damage or other grave consequences, as well as a deliberate destruction or a substantial damage of woods by an arson - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to ten years. Article 97. Destruction or Damage of Property through Carelessness A destruction or damage of property through carelessness which has entailed human casualties or other grave consequences as well as a destruction or substantial damage of woods as a result of careless handle of fire or high-hazard sources - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years, or corrective labour for a term of up to two years. Article 971. Excluded Article 98. Unconscientious Attitude towards the Protection of Property Unconscientious attitude of a person, who has been charged to protect property, to his duties if it has entailed a stealing, damage or peril of this property in grand amounts with no signs of a malfeasance in office - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years, or corrective labour for the same term, or shall entail the application of measures of public effect. Article 99. Excluded Chapter 8. CRIMES AGAINST LIFE, HEALTH, FREEDOM AND DIGNITY Article 100. Aggravated Killing by Will A killing by will a) of lucrative motives; b) of hooliganism; c) in connection with the execution by the sufferer of his official or social duties; d) of two or more persons; e) a woman whom the culprit knew in advance to be pregnant; f) committed with brutality or by a method dangerous for the life of many people; g) so as to conceal another crime or make the committing of it easier, or if it has been connected with a rape; h) committed by a special dangerous recidivist or a person who has previously committed a killing by will, except a killing envisaged in Articles 102 and 103 of this Code- shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of eight to fifteen years, or a death penalty. Article 101. Killing by Will A killing by will committed without aggravating circumstances specified in Article 100 of this Code - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to ten years. Article 102. Killing by Will Committed in a State of Strong Emotions A killing by will committed in a state of sudden strong emotions caused by a violence or a great insult on the part of the sufferer, no less than that caused by other illegal actions of the sufferer if such actions have entailed or could have entailed grave consequences for the culprit or his near people - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years. Article 103. Killing in Excess of Self-defence A killing committed in excess of self-defence - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term. Article 104. Killing by Recklessness A killing committed by recklessness - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years. A killing by recklessness of two or more persons - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years. Article 105. Bringing to Suicide Bringing to suicide or to an attempted suicide through brutal treatment of the sufferer or systematic humiliation of his personal dignity - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years. The same action committed in relation to a person who has been materially or otherwise dependent on the culprit - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years. Article 106. Wilful Severe Bodily Injury A wilful severe bodily injury which is dangerous to life or has entailed a loss of sight, hearing or any organ, or the loss by the organ of its functions, a mental disease or another derangement of health connected with a stable loss of ability to work not less than for one third, or which has entailed an interrupted pregnancy or which has been expressed in irreversible disfiguration of the face, no less than that which has caused a derangement of health for a term of over four months - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to eight years. The same action if they have entailed a death of the sufferer or has been of the nature of torture or have been committed by a special dangerous recidivist - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to ten years. Article 107. Wilful Less Severe Bodily Injury A wilful less severe bodily injury which is not dangerous to life and has not entailed consequences specified in Article 106 of this Code, but which has caused a long-time derangement of health or a substantial stable loss of ability to work for less than one third - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years. The same actions if they have been of the nature of torture or have been committed by a special dangerous recidivist - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years. Article 108. Wilful Severe or Less Severe Bodily Injury Caused in the State of Strong Emotions A wilful severe or less severe bodily injury caused in a state of sudden strong emotions caused by a violence or a great insult on the part of the sufferer, no less than that caused by other illegal actions of the sufferer if such actions have entailed or could have entailed grave consequences for the culprit or his near people - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term. Article 109. Severe or Less Severe Bodily Injury Caused in Excess of the Necessary Self-Defence A severe or less severe bodily injury caused in excess of the necessary self-defence- shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to one year or corrective labour for the same term. Article 110. Wilful Light Bodily Injury or Battery A wilful causing of a bodily injury or battery which has entailed a short-term derangement of health or a slight stable loss of ability to work - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to one year or corrective labour for the same term. Article 111. Torture Systematic infliction of battery or other actions having the nature of torture if they have not entailed consequences specified in Articles 106 and 107 of this Code - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years. Article 112. Reckless Severe or Less Severe Bodily Injury A reckless severe bodily injury - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to one year or corrective labour for the same term. A reckless less severe bodily injury - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to one year or a public censure. Article 113. Evasion of Treatment of Venereal Disease and Infecting with Venereal Disease An evasion of treatment of a venereal disease continued after a warming made by medical bodies - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term, or a fine. Known endangering of another person through a sexual intercourse or other actions with an infection with a venereal disease - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term, or a fine. Infecting of another person with a venereal disease by a person who has known that he himself had this disease - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for a term of one to two years. Actions envisaged in part three of this Article committed by a person who has been previously convicted for he infecting of another person with a venereal disease no less than an infecting of two or more persons, or a person under legal age - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years. Article 1131. Infecting with AIDS Known endangering of another person with contracting AIDS - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years. Infecting of another person with AIDS by a person who has known that he himself had this disease - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to eight years. Article 114. Illegal Making of Abortion An illegal making of an abortion by a doctor - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or a fine, a the deprivation of the right to carry on medical practice. A making of an abortion by a person who has no higher medical education - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for a term of one to two years. Actions envisaged in parts one and two of this Article committed repeatedly or which have caused a death of the sufferer or other grave consequences - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to eight years. Article 115. Rape A rape, that is, a sexual intercourse with the use of physical violence, threat or the use of a helpless state of the sufferer - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of three to seven years. A rape by a person who has previously committed a similar crime - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of five to ten years. A rape committed by a group of persons of a rape of a person under legal age - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of five to fifteen years. A rape committed by a special dangerous recidivist or entailing special grave consequences, no less than a rape of a person under legal age - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of eight to fifteen years or a death penalty. Article 166. Forcing a Woman for Sexual Intercourse Forcing of a woman for a sexual intercourse or to satisfaction of a sexual desire in a perverted form by a person in relation to which the woman has been dependent materially or in office - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years. Article 117. Sexual Intercourse with a Person Under Sixteen A sexual intercourse with a person who is known to the culprit to be under sixteen- shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years. The same actions connected with satisfying sexual desire in perverted forms - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to six years. Article 118. Seducing Actions Seducing actions in relation to a person who is known to the culprit to be under sixteen - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years. Article 119. Male Homosexual Act A male homosexual act committed with the use of physical violence, threats or in relation to a person under legal age or with the use of the dependent position of the sufferer - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to eight years. Article 120. Persistent Evasion of Payment of Alimony or of Maintenance of Children Persistent evasion of the parents of the payment on a decision of the court or a ruling of a people's judge of resources for the maintenance of their children under legal age or of the maintenance of children of legal age who are not able to work but who are dependent on them - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for a term of up to one year. Article 121. Persistent Evasion of Giving Aid to Parents Persistent evasion of the payment, on the decision of the court, of resources for the maintenance of the parents who are not able to work - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to one year or shall entail measures of public effect. Article 122. Abuse of Guardian's Duties The use of guardianship for lucrative purposes or leaving the persons under guardianship without supervision or the necessary help - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to two years of a fine. Article 1221. Disclosure of the Secret of Adoption A disclosure of the secret of adoption against the will of the adopter - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to two years or a public censure. Article 123. Abduction or Substitution of a Child An abduction or substitution of someone else's child committed for lucrative purpose or of other base motives - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years. Article 124. Illegal Deprivation of Freedom An illegal deprivation of freedom - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to six months or corrective labour for the same term. The same action committed by a method dangerous to life or health of the sufferer or accompanied by causing physical suffering to him - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years. Article 1241. Taking of Hostages Taking, or keeping of, a person as a hostage connected with a threat to kill, inflict bodily injuries or a further keeping of this person for the purpose of forcing the State, an international organization, a physical or legal person or a group of persons to commit or restrain from committing any action as a condition for freeing the hostage - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to ten years. The same actions if they have entailed grave consequences - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of five to fifteen years with or without the confiscation of property. Article 1242. Illegal Placement to a Psychiatric Hospital Placement to a psychiatric hospital of a person known to be mentally sound - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term with or without the deprivation of the right to hold definite posts or be engaged into definite activity for a term of one to three years. Article 125. Leaving in Danger Failure to give a person, who is in a state dangerous to life, the required help which obviously cannot be postponed, if such help could have been obviously given by the culprit without a serious danger to himself or other persons, or failure to inform the respective establishments or persons of the necessity of giving help - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to one year or a public censure, or shall entail measures of public effect. Known leaving without help of a person who is in a state dangerous to life and unable to take measures for self-preservation because of little age, old age, illness or of his general helplessness in cases if the culprit has had opportunity to give help to the sufferer and has had to take care of him, or put himself the sufferer to a state dangerous to life - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term. Article 126. Non-feasance of Help to a Patient Non-feasance in giving help to a patient without justified reasons by a medical person who is obliged to give such help in compliance with the established rules - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to one year, or a fine, or a public censure, or shall entail measures of public effect. The same action if it has entailed or knowingly could have entail a death of the patient or other grave consequences - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years with the deprivation of the right to carry on professional activities for a term of up to three years. Article 1261. Non-feasance or Inappropriate Fulfilment of Professional Duties by a Medical or Pharmaceutical Worker Which Has Entailed the Infecting of the Person with AIDS Non-feasance or inappropriate fulfilment of professional duties by a medical or pharmaceutical worker which has entailed the infecting of the person with AIDS - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term, or a fine with or without the deprivation of the right to carry on medical or pharmaceutical activity for a term of up to three years. The same actions which have entailed infecting of two or more persons - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to four years or corrective labour for a term of one to two years, or a fine with the deprivation of the right to carry on medical or pharmaceutical activity for a term of up to five years. Article 1262. Disclosure of Information on a Person Having a Human Immune- Deficiency Virus or AIDS Wilful disclosure of information on a person having a human immune-deficiency virus or AIDS by a medical, pharmaceutical or other worker who has become aware of this information due to his work or post - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to one year, or a fine. The same actions which have entailed grave consequences - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or a fine, with or without the deprivation of the right to hold definite posts or be engaged into definite activity for a term of up to three years. Article 127. Non-feasance of the Captain of the Ship in Giving Help to Persons in Distress Non-feasance of the captain of the ship in giving help to people being in distress on a river or any other water way, if this help could have been given without a serious danger to his ship, its crew and passengers - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term, Article 128. Libel Libel, that is, spreading of knowingly false fabrications defaming another person in a printed work or a work copied by another method, in an anonymous letter, no less than committed by a person who has previously been subjected to measures of administrative penalty for libel or insult - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or a fine. A libel connected with accusing of a committing of a special dangerous state crime or another grave crime - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years. Article 129. Insult Insult, that is, a wilful humiliation of honour or dignity of the personality, expressed in a vulgar form and made by a person who has previously been subjected to measures of administrative penalty for an insult or libel - shall be punishable with corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or a fine. Chapter 9. CRIMES AGAINST POLITICAL, LABOUR, RESIDENCE OR OTHER RIGHTS OF CITIZENS Article 130. Preventing from the Exercise of Suffrage Prevention through violence, fraud, threat or in other way of a free exercise by the citizen of the Republic of Belarus of the right to elect or be elected as President of the Republic of Belarus, a people's deputy, carry on election campaign - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to two years or corrective labour for the same term, or a fine. A publication of another spreading of knowingly false fabrications defaming candidates to the presidency of the Republic of Belarus, people's deputies - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or a fine. Actions envisaged in part two of the present Article connected with accusation of committing a crime - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years. Article 131. Forgery of Election Documents, Knowingly Incorrect Count of Votes or a Violation of the Secrecy of Vote A forgery of election documents or a knowingly incorrect count of votes no less than a violation of the secrecy of vote, committed by a member of the election commission or an official person of a state or public body - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or a fine. Article 131.1. Violation of the Legislation on People's Voting (Referendum) Prevention through violence, fraud, threats, bribe or in another way of a free exercise by citizens of the Republic of Belarus of their rights to take part in a referendum no less than a forgery of documents, a knowingly incorrect count of votes, violation of the secrecy of voting committed by an official person of a state or public body, enterprise, institution, organization, a member of an initiative group or a commission on the referendum - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or a fine. Article 1312. Illegal Use of Pecuniary Resources and Material Resources During Preparation and Holding of Elections A wilful creation of unequal conditions for candidates during distribution and use of pecuniary resources and material resources of the unified fund set up according to the established procedure for the organization and holding of elections - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to three years or corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or a fine. Article 132. Violation of the Inviolability of Home of Citizens An illegal search, illegal eviction or other illegal actions violating the inviolability of home of citizens - shall be punishable with the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to one year or corrective labour for the same term, or a fine, or a dismissal from the post, or shall entail an application of measures of public effect. __99_0---------------------------------------------------- CL__3------------------------------------------------------- __99_0---------------------------------------------------- ### SEE PART 4 FOR CONTINUE ###

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