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Govt Amends Penal Code To Avoid Confusion About Minors

Ljubljana, 2 April - The government has responded to fears that the 2008 overhaul of the penal code has created a legal void which allows for the interpretation that minors cannot be held criminally accountable. An amendment adopted on Thursday restores provisions in place in this field before the changes.

Ljubljana
Justice Ministry State Secretary Bostjan Skrlec speaks to the press after the cabinet session.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Ministry State Secretary Bostjan Skrlec speaks to the press after the cabinet session.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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