The Georgian Parliament passed the Georgian law amending the Georgian Code of Criminal Procedure

May 26, 2021

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On January 11, 2021, the Georgia Law Amending the Georgia Code of Criminal Procedure was posted on the Legislative Herald of Georgia website.

  • Under the amendments, the court has the right to conditionally release a convicted person who has been sentenced to life imprisonment and who has actually served twenty years in prison and successfully passed the convicted person release program approved by the Attorney General in Georgia.
  • Life imprisonment can be replaced by community service or house arrest if the convicted person has actually spent fifteen years in prison, successfully passed the Georgia Attorney General’s program to release a convicted person, and the court no longer requires the convict to do so Previous sentence still being served.

Act comes into force on February 10, 2021.

Source and date of publication: Legislative Herald of Georgia, 1/11/2021.

Originally published January 26, 2021.

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