The interior Ministry explained the ban to Gai officers to stop drunken judges

The interior Ministry explained the amendments to the administrative regulations of the traffic police, road inspectors prohibiting the discharge of driving drunk judges, and bring them to justice. To clarify the situation, requested the Deputy of the state Duma from the Communist party Valery Rashkin.

photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Article 16 of the law “On status of judges” provides them with immunity. But From October 20, 2017, the servants of Themis has lost certain privileges in dealing with road inspectors because of the order of the Ministry of interior on the new administrative regulations of the traffic police.

To resolve this misunderstanding, in December, the authority made changes to the document. Under the new rules, the traffic police can stop, detain and send for a medical examination for alcohol and drugs of judges and prosecutors. Instead, they would have to pass on a report about traffic violations to his superiors, and in suspected drunk driving is to draw up an administrative Protocol.

According to officials, so they ruled out the possibility of pressure on the state prosecutors and judges.

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At the resonant changes in the regulations drew the attention of the Deputy of the state Duma from the Communist party Valery Rashkin. He sent a request to the Minister of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev with a request to clarify the basis for departmental order, RBC.

“The changes in terms of correction of specified provisions of this administrative regulation due to the need to bring it into conformity with the provisions of the law of the Russian Federation of 26 June 1992, n 3132-I “About the status of judges in Russian Federation”, — said in response to the Deputy, signed by first Deputy interior Minister Alexander Gorovoy.

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