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MPs' immunity likely to be ruled out

12:30 | 19.05.2022 Category: Social

Chisinau, May 19 / MOLDPRES /- Parliament approved today in the first reading the draft law amending Article 70 of the Constitution of the Republic of Moldova. The amendments provide for the exclusion of MPs' immunity.

Thus, in the case of the accusation of deputies of active or passive corruption, influence peddling, excess or abuse of power, illicit enrichment and money laundering, it will not be necessary to approve the Parliament for the detention, arrest, search or prosecution of the criminal case against the deputy.

The draft has been approved positively by the Constitutional Court and in order to become law it is to be examined in the final reading.

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