Фото: How much is the penalty for beating a person in Ukraine?

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How much is the penalty for beating a person in Ukraine?

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Among the most common types of criminal offenses in Ukraine is bodily harm. The risk of harming other people occurs in various conflict situations. It can also refer to attempts at self-defense. Any person can spend in such trouble. In this article, we will consider the following question: how much is the penalty for beating a person in Ukraine? The main feature of this crime is the presence of the injured party. If you are accused of assault, contact professional experts - our lawyers Prykhodko and Partners.

What factors affect the punishment for beating a person?

Beating a person is a crime that belongs to the category of crimes against human health and life. This is due to the fact that most often such encroachments cannot be compensated in monetary terms. The most serious punishment for beating a person is life imprisonment. Such crimes can occur both with direct intent and without it. Also, the following factors affect the qualification of the crime: the presence of drugs, the state of affect (a strong emotional surge). Depending on these and other factors, the situation of the suspect can either improve or worsen.

Фото: How much is the penalty for beating a person in Ukraine?

According to the current legislation, namely, the Criminal Code of Ukraine, several groups of bodily injuries are distinguished:

Bodily injuries according to Article 125 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine are light

Physical injuries of this group can be divided into 2 categories: have no consequences; caused a slight decrease in working capacity or a short-term health disorder (maximum - for a few weeks). Among the most common minor injuries: scratches, concussions, hematomas.

Responsibility:

  1. Fines (up to 100 NMDH). The amount of the fine depends on the results of the examination.
  2. Socially useful (public) works.
  3. Repair works (term - up to 12 months).
  4. Restriction of freedom (up to 12 months).
  5. Arrest (up to 6 months).

Фото: How much is the penalty for beating a person in Ukraine?

Bodily injuries under Article 122 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine are of medium severity

Among the main signs of this group of physical injuries: a long-term health disorder of the victim; persistent and long-term loss of working capacity (up to 30%). This must be confirmed by the results of a forensic medical examination.

Responsibility:

  1. Limitation of will.
  2. Corrective works.
  3. Imprisonment for up to 3 years.

Bodily injuries under Article 121 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine are particularly serious

The category of severe bodily injuries includes injuries that pose an immediate danger to the victim's life. Important: prevention of death is not considered a mitigating circumstance. The only important factor is the existence of a causal relationship between bodily injuries and an immediate threat to life. Among the examples of severe bodily injuries: disfigurement of the face, significant injuries to the cranial cavity and head, injuries to the digestive tract, etc.

Responsibility:

  1. Imprisonment for up to 8 years.
  2. Deprivation of liberty for a term of up to 10 years - causing bodily harm that provoked the victim's death.

Defense of a lawyer in cases of beating

Often in court practice there are various controversial issues that do not allow to correctly qualify each of the cases of infliction of bodily injuries. Very often this happens due to frankly falsified forensic medical examinations. The lawyers of our law firm Prykhodko and Partners will be able to protect the interests and rights of the suspect in these and other cases. We will identify and record existing violations by law enforcement officers. In the future, the collected documents can be used to obtain an acquittal.

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