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GOVT PROPOSES BILL TO LAWMAKERS ON TIGHTENING RULES ON PAROLE

 

With a view to reinforcing protections for victims of violent crime and their relatives, the government has submitted a bill on tightening parole rules. In a debate of the bill in parliament, Pál Völner, the state secretary of the ministry of justice, said perpetrators of the most serious crimes, such as a deliberate attack on human life, should not be eligible for parole if sentenced to a fixed prison term.