The Federation Council in the fall to discuss the legislation on detainees

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in photobacteria of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation. 8 November 2017The Federation Council in the fall to discuss the legislation on detainees© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

The Federation Council in the autumn session intends to discuss the legislation that deals with detainees, said the speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko on Wednesday at the opening session.

«Revealed the facts say that violence in places of detention still persist. I believe that we need to look closely at the legislation which relates to the detention of prisoners», — said the speaker.

She asked the Committee for constitutional legislation to address this issue seriously and, if necessary, «to prepare proposals on improvement of legal base in this sphere».

The Chairman of this Committee, Senator Andrey Klishas, Matvienko, in turn, requested to ensure the adoption during the current session of the law prohibiting the use of «cells» in the halls of the courts.

In addition, in the midst of the holiday season, again had problems on the tourist market, said the speaker.

«Suffered more than 30 thousand of our citizens. Ask the Committee on social policy to focus on this issue. You need to understand what else needs to be done to ensure that, in principle, to avoid such a situation», — concluded the MP.

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