Saturday, 5 December 2020

El Salvador Approves Law Against Extortion

The Legislature has passed a law authorizing the Attorney General to carry out investigations on its own initiative, without the need for a formal complaint.

From a statement issued by the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador:

The National Assembly unanimously passed the Special Law Against Crime Extortion, which will toughen criminal and procedural sanctions, as well as administrative measures for the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of the crime of extortion.

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The legislation provides that the offense will be officially investigated by the Attorney General’s Office (FGR), ie it will not be necessary to have a timely complaint in order to open the a case. It also dictates a special confinement regime for those who are prosecuted for this crime.

Via Centralamericandata.com

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