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Experts and MPs Divided on Proposed New Penal Code

Ljubljana, 22 February - A public debate on a proposed new penal code, which includes the introduction of life imprisonment, took place in parliament Friday, confirming a divide between the opposition and coalition as well as legal experts as regards the code's specific provisions and even the need for such a thorough overhaul.

Ljubljan
Public presentation of the proposed new penal code.
Slovenian Democrats (SDS) MP Dimitrij Kovacic and head of the parliamentary Interior Affairs Committee Drago Koren
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljan
Public presentation of the proposed new penal code.
Justice Minsiter Lovro Sturm (left) and State Secretary at the Justice Ministry Robert Marolt.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljan
Public presentation of the proposed new penal code.
Justice Minsiter Lovro Sturm (central).
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljan
Public presentation of the proposed new penal code.
Justice Minsiter Lovro Sturm (left) and Social Democrats (SD) MP Miran Potrc.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljan
Public presentation of the proposed new penal code.
Justice Minsiter Lovro Sturm (left).
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljan
Public presentation of the proposed new penal code.
Vlasta Nussdorfer, a higher state prosecutor.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
javna predstavitev mnenj o predlogu novega kazenskega zakonika, ki jo pripravlja odbor DZ za notranjo politiko, javno upravo in pravosodje;
DZ
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