The Rada Released Persons Who Voluntarily Surrendered Radioactive Materials from Criminal Liability

Generally, 234 people’s deputies voted on Tuesday for the Law “On Amending Article 265 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (Regarding the Voluntary Surrender of Radioactive Materials)”.

The Law amended Article 265 “Unlawful Management of Radioactive Materials” of the Criminal Code of Ukraine with Part “4” according to which persons who voluntarily surrendered to government authorities radioactive materials including radiation sources, radioactive substances or nuclear materials in any physical condition in an installation or a product or in another form shall be released from criminal liability.