Estonia: New legislation on Leniency and Sanctions On 27 February 2010, an amendment (Amendment Act) to the Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure and Competition Act entered into force which introduces a specific leniency programme into the Estonian legal system, as well as new provisions on sanctions. Previously, certain procedural possibilities to get lenient treatment or immunity existed under a general provision of the Code of Criminal Procedure (with no specific guarantees for the applicant) but there was no detailed leniency programme. The previous system
The Estonian Parliament adopts new legislation on leniency and sanctions
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