Putin has allowed participation in administrative proceedings via video link

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law allowing to participate in consideration of cases on administrative offences via video link, the text of the law published on the official portal of legal information.

«If a judge deemed the mandatory presence at the hearing of a member of the production… which, for objective reasons, has no such possibility, the judge resolves the question of the participation of said person in the court session through the use of video-conferencing in the presence of technical possibility», — is said in the law.

There will be explained that the participant may speak by video link from another court at the place of residence or stay. The judge of that other court is supposed to establish the identity of the person and, if necessary, to get a subscription.

According to the law, the procedure of video conferencing is not used in a closed handling of the case, and when court’s lack of technical capabilities.