The Estonian Parliament adopts a new legislation on leniency and sanctions

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

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European Competition Network Brief, The Estonian Parliament adopts a new legislation on leniency and sanctions, 27 February 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin Mitigation of fines, Art. N° 33407

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