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Legal entities and criminal law - principles of sanctioning



Year of publication 2013
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Law

Field Law sciences
Keywords Legal entities; criminal liability; corporate liability; sanctioning; punishments; protective measures; fundamental principles.
Description The article deals with the issue of sanctioning of legal entities in connection with corporate criminal liability introduced after 1 January 2012. It provides a characterization of the sanctioning system provided for under the Act No. 418/2012 sb. on the Criminal Liability of Legal Entities and on Proceedings against Them, and deals with the crucial principles governing the imposition of punishments and the protective measure. It further discusses the modifications of the sanctions with respect to legal entities, mainly as regards the principles of legality, purposefulness, adequacy, personality and subsidiarity of criminal repression.
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