Haiti – Politics: Approval of the draft regulation on legal process
Our Code of Legal Investigation, impressed by Napoleon, was enacted in 1835, within the 19th century and didn’t bear main adjustments in 180 years. The provisions contained on this Code, along with their obsolescence, don’t permit full respect for the basic rights of residents inside the framework of the ensures enshrined within the Structure and worldwide conventions ratified by the Haitian State.
This explains why the revision of this code is important. For this, President Jovenel Moise and the Lafontant Authorities authorised, within the Council of Ministers, the “invoice on the code of legal process” with a purpose to reply to the primary dysfunctions. of the present legal justice system. Do not forget that the draft regulation was delivered to the Govt in October 2015 beneath the administration of Martelly https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-15467-haiti-justice-the-draft-of-the-new-code – of-criminal-procedure-is-ready.html
The invoice, which is the results of the work of the Joint Technical Fee for the Preparation of the brand new Penal Code and the Legal Process Code, this invoice takes into consideration the priority for the respect of the basic rights of the individual and the safety of the society.
Obtain the bill (PDF): https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/projet-de-loi-portant-code-de-procedure-penale.pdf
HL / S / Haiti Free