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Criminal Code of Ukraine: Drug Related Articles

Chapter XIII.
CRIMINAL OFFENSES RELATED TO TRAFFICKING NARCOTICS, PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES, THEIR ANALOGUES OR PRECURSORS, AND OTHER OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH

Article 305. Smuggling of narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues, precursors, or falsified medicines

1. Smuggling of narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors, or falsified medicines that is their movement across the customs border of Ukraine outside the customs control or by concealing from the customs control, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment of 5 to 8 years

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, and also where these actions involved especially dangerous narcotics or psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors, or falsified medicines in large amounts, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 8 to 10 years with the forfeiture of property.

3. Smuggling of narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors, or falsified medicines, committed by an organized group, and also where smuggling involved narcotics or psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors, or falsified medicines in especially large amounts, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for the term of 10 to 12 years with the forfeiture of property.

Note: For the purposes of this Chapter, “large” and “especially large” amounts of narcotics or psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors, or falsified medicines, as well as poisonous or potent substances, or poisonous or potent medicines shall be determined by the relevant health authority.

(Article 305 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 770-VIII of 10.11.2015)

Article 306. Use of proceeds from illegal trafficking in narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues and precursors, poisonous or potent substances, or potent medicines

1. Using proceeds from trafficking in narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors, poisonous or potent substances, or potent medicines for purposes to continue the illegal trafficking in narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors, poisonous or potent substances, or potent medicines, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 7 to 12 years, with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to 3 years, with the forfeiture of property.

2. Any such actions as provided for by paragraph 1 of this Article, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or in respect of gross amounts, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 8 to 15 years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to 3 years with the forfeiture of property.

Note: The gross amount shall mean the amount that equals or exceeds 200 tax-free minimum incomes.
(Article 306 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 361-IX of 06.12.2019)

Article 307. Illegal production, making, purchasing, storage, transportation, sending or sale of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues

1. Illegal production, making, purchasing, storage, transportation, sending for selling purposes, and also illegal sale of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 4 to 8 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or by a person who had previously committed any of the criminal offences created by Articles 308 to 310, 312, 314, 315 and 317 of this Code, or by involving a minor, and also the sale of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues in places designated for educational, sports, and cultural purposes, and in other places of wide public attendance, or sale or transfer of these substances to places of imprisonment, or where these actions involved narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues in large amounts or especially dangerous narcotics and psychotropic substances, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 6 to 10 years with the forfeiture of property.

3. Any such actions as provided for by paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, if committed by an organized group, and also if these actions involved narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues in especially large amounts, or committed by involving a minor or in respect of a minor, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 9 to 12 years with the forfeiture of property.

4. A person, who voluntarily surrendered narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, and disclosed the source from which they were purchased, and assisted in uncovering the criminal offences related to their trafficking, shall be discharged from criminal liability for their illegal production, making, purchasing, storage, transportation, or sending (paragraph 1 of this Article and paragraph 1 of Article 309 of this Code).

(Article 307 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-XII of 22.11.2018)

Article 308. Stealing, appropriation, extortion of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, or their acquisition by fraud or abuse of official position

1. Stealing, appropriation, or extortion of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, or their acquisition by fraud, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 3 to 6 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or accompanied with violence not dangerous to the victim’s life or health, or threats of such violence, or by a person who had previously committed any of the criminal offences created by Articles 306, 307, 310, 311, 312, 314 and 317 of this Code, or committed in respect of large amounts, and also the acquisition of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues by abuse of official position, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 10 years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to 3 years with the forfeiture of property.

3. Any such acts as provided for by paragraph 1 or 2 of this Article, if committed in respect of especially large amounts, or by an organized group, and also robbery for the purpose of stealing of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, and also extortion of such substances accompanied with violence dangerous to life and health, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 7 to 12 years with the forfeiture of property.

(Article 308 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 309. Illegal production, making, purchasing, storage, transportation or sending of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues not for selling purposes

1. Illegal production, making, purchasing, storage, transportation or sending of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues not for selling purposes, –

shall be punishable by a fine of 1000 to 3000 free-tax minimum incomes, or correctional labour for a term up to 2 years, or arrest for a term up to 6 months, or restraint of liberty for a term up to 5 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or by a person who had previously committed any of the criminal offences created by Articles 307, 308, 310 and 317 of this Code, or if these actions involved narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues in large amounts, –

shall be punishable by a fine of 2000 to 5000 free-tax minimum incomes or by imprisonment for a term of up to 3 years.

3. Any such actions as provided for by paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, if committed by involving a minor, and also if these actions involved narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues in especially large amounts, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 8 years.

4 A person, who voluntarily applied to a treatment facility and began the treatment of drug addiction, shall be discharged from criminal liability for actions provided for by paragraph 1 of this Article.

(Article 309 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 310. Planting or cultivation of opium poppy or cannabis

1. Illegal planting or cultivation of opium poppy in the amount of 100 to 500 plants, or cannabis in the amount of 10 to 50 plants-

shall be punishable by a fine of 100 to 500 tax-free minimum incomes, or arrest for a term up to 6 months, or restraint of liberty for a term up to 3 years.

2. Illegal planting or cultivation of opium poppy or cannabis by a person previously convicted under this Article, or who had previously committed any of the criminal offences created by Articles 307, 309, 311 and 317 of this Code, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy for selling purposes, as well as illegal planting or cultivation of 500 or more plants of the opium poppy or 50 or more plants of cannabis, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 3 to 7 years.

(Article 310 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 311. Illegal production, making, purchasing, storage, transportation or sending of precursors

1. Illegal production, making, purchasing, storage, transportation or sending of precursors for the purpose of using them to produce or make narcotics or psychotropic substances, –

shall be punishable by a fine of up to 50 tax-free minimum incomes, or restraint of liberty for a term of up to 3 years.

2. The same acts, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or in respect of large amounts, or for selling purposes, and also the illegal sale of precursors, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 2 to 5 years.

3. Any such acts as provided for by paragraph 1, if committed by an organized group, or in especially large amounts, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 8 years with the forfeiture of property.

4. A person, who voluntarily surrendered precursors designated for the production or making of narcotics or psychotropic substances, and disclosed the source from which they were purchased, or assisted in uncovering of criminal offences related to trafficking of precursors, narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, shall be discharged from criminal liability for illegal production, making, purchasing, storage, transportation, or sending of same (paragraph 1 of this Article).

(Article 311 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 312. Stealing, appropriation, extortion of precursors, or acquisition of precursors by fraud or abuse of official position

1. Stealing, appropriation, or extortion of precursors, or acquisition of precursors by fraud for the purpose of their selling, as well as selling thereof for the purpose of further producing or making of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, –

shall be punishable by a fine up to 70 tax-free minimum incomes, or arrest for a term up to 6 months, or restraint of liberty for a term up to 3 years, or imprisonment for a term up to 3 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or accompanied with violence not dangerous to the victim’s life or health, or threats of such violence, or committed in respect of large amounts, and also the acquisition of precursors by abuse of official position, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 3 to 7 years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term of up to 3 years.

3. Any such acts as provided for by paragraph 1 or 2 of this Article, if committed by an organized group, or in respect of especially large amounts, and also brigandism for the purpose of stealing of precursors, and also extortion of precursors accompanied with violence dangerous to life and health, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 12 years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to 3 years with the forfeiture of property.

(Article 312 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 270-VI of 15.04.2008)

Article 313. Stealing, appropriation, extortion of equipment designed for making narcotic or psychotropic substances, or their analogues, or acquisition of such equipment by fraud or abuse of office, and other illegal actions involving such equipment

1. Stealing, appropriation, extortion of equipment designed for making narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, or acquisition of such equipment by fraud, and also illegal making, purchasing, storage, transfer or sale of such equipment to other persons, –

shall be punishable by a fine of 1000 to 4000 tax-free minimum incomes, or arrest for a term of 3 to 6 months, or the restraint of liberty for a term of up to 3 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or by a person who had previously committed any of the criminal offences created by Articles 306, 312, 314, 315, 317 and 318 of this Code, and also the acquisition of equipment designed for making narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, by abuse of official position, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 2 to 6 years.

3. Any such acts as provided for by paragraph 1 or 2 of this Article, if committed by an organized group or for the purpose of making of especially dangerous narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, and brigandage for the purpose of stealing of equipment designed for making narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, and also extortion of such equipment accompanied with violence dangerous to life and health, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 12 years with the forfeiture of property.

(Article 313 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 314. Illegal injection of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues

1. Illegal injection of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues in the body of another person against his/her will, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 2 to 5 years.

2. The same actions, if they caused drug addiction of the victim, or repeated, or committed by a person who had previously committed any of the criminal offences created by Articles 306 to 312, and 314 to 318 of this Code, or committed in respect of two or more persons, or where they caused medium grave or grave bodily injury to the victim, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for the term of 3 to 10 years.

3. Any such actions as provided for by paragraphs 1 or 2 of this Article, if committed in respect of a minor or a person in helpless condition or a pregnant woman, or involving an injection of especially dangerous narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues into the body of another person, and also if these actions caused the death of the victim, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 12 years.

(Article 314 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 315. Inducement to use narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues

1. Inducement of any person to use narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, –

shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to 5 years, or imprisonment for a term of 2 to 5 years.

2. The same action, if repeated, or committed in respect of two or more persons, or in respect of a minor, or by a person who had previously committed any of the criminal offences created by Articles 307, 308, 310, 314, and 317 of this Code, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 12 years.

(Article 315 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 316. Illegal use of narcotics in public

1. Illegal use of narcotics in public or committed by a group of persons in places designated for educational, sport and cultural purposes, and in other places of wide public attendance, –

shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to 4 years, or imprisonment for a term of up to 3 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a person who had previously committed any of the criminal offences created by Articles 307, 310, 314, 315, 317 and 318 of this Code, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 3 to 5 years.

(Article 316 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 317. Organizing or maintaining places for illegal use, production or making of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues

1. Organizing or maintaining places for illegal use, production or making of narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, and also accomodating any premises for this purpose, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 3 to 5 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed for mercenary motives, or by a group of persons, or by involving a minor, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 4 to 8 years with the forfeiture of property.

(Article 317 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 270-VI of 15.04.2008)

Article 318. Illegal making, falsification, use or sale of falsified documents authorizing the receipt of narcotics, psychotropic substances or precursors

1. Illegal making, falsification, use or sale of falsified or illegally obtained documents authorizing the receipt of narcotics, psychotropic substances or precursors designated for production or making of such narcotics or substances, –

shall be punishable by a fine of 1000 to 4000 tax-free minimum incomes, or restraint of liberty for a term of up to 3 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or by a person who had previously committed any of the criminal offences created by Articles 306 to 317 of this Code, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 2 to 5 years.

(Article 318 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 319. Illegal making of a prescription authorizing the purchase of narcotics or psychotropic substances

1. Illegal making of a prescription authorizing the purchase of narcotics or psychotropic substances for mercenary motives or any other personal interests, –

shall be punishable by a fine up to 50 tax-free minimum incomes, or community service for a term of 160 to 240 hours, or arrest for a term of three to six months, or restraint of liberty for a term up to three years, with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years.

2. The same action, if repeated, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of two to five years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years.

(Article 319 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 3826-VI of 06.10.2011)

Article 320. Violation of rules related to trafficking narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors

1. Violation of rules on planting or cultivation of opium poppy or cannabis, and also the violation of rules on production, making, storage, inventorying, dispensation, distribution, commercial sale, transportation, sending or use of narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors designated for production or making of such narcotics or substances, –

shall be punishable by a fine up to 50 tax-free minimum incomes, or restraint of liberty for a term up to four years, or imprisonment for a term up to three years, with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or where they resulted in shortage of narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors in large amounts, or in stealing, appropriation, extortion of narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors by fraud or abuse of office, –

shall be punishable by a fine up to 70 tax-free minimum incomes, or imprisonment for a term of three to five years, with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years.

(Article 320 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 321. Illegal production, making, purchasing, transportation, sending, storage for selling purposes, or sale of poisonous and potent substances, or poisonous and potent medicines

1. Illegal production, making, purchasing, transportation, sending, storage for selling purposes, or sale of poisonous and potent substances or poisonous and potent medicines, other than narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, and also any such actions in regard to any equipment designed for producing or making poisonous or potent substances or poisonous or potent medicines, where these actions were not duly authorized, –

shall be punishable by a fine of 1000 to 40000 tax-free minimum incomes, or arrest for a term of 3 to 6 months, or imprisonment for a term up to 3 years.

2. Violation of rules related to production, making, purchasing, storage, dispensation, inventorying, transportation or sending of poisonous and potent substances, other than narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, or poisonous and potent medicines –

shall be punishable by a fine of 1000 to 4000 tax-free minimum incomes, or arrest for a term of 3 to 6 months, or imprisonment for a term up to 3 years.

3. Acts provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, if committed repeatedly, or by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or if the subject of such actions were poisonous and potent substances which are not being narcotic or psychotropic substances or their analogues, or poisonous and potent medicines in large amounts, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 3 to 5 years.

4. Acts provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, if committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or if the subject of such actions were poisonous or potent substances which are not being narcotics or psychotropic substances or their analogues or poisonous and potent medicines in large amounts,-

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 10 years.

5. A person who voluntarily surrenders toxic or potent substances which are not being narcotics or psychotropic substances or their analogues, or poisonous and potent medicines, and indicated the source of their acquisition or contributed to the exposure of crimes related to their trafficking is exempt from criminal liability for the unlawful production, manufacture, purchase, transportation, shipment, storage of poisonous and potent substances which are not narcotics or psychotropic substances or their analogues, or poisonous and potent medicines, as well as for such acts without special permission (paragraph 1 of this Article) concerning equipment for the production or manufacture of poisonous and potent substances, non-narcotic or psychotropic substances or their analogues, or poisonous and potent medicines.

(Article 321 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 321-1. Falsification of medicines or trafficking falsified medicines

1. Making, purchasing, transportation, sending, storage for selling purposes, or the sale of intentionally falsified medicines –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 8 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, or committed by an officer abusing his or her official position, or by medical or pharmaceutical staff, or by using information systems, including the Internet, or in large amounts if these actions caused longstanding health problems of a person, as well as the production of falsified medicines –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 8 to 10 years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term of up to 3 years and with the forfeiture of property.

3. Acts provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, if they caused the death of a person or other grave effects, or committed by in especially large amounts, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 10 to 15 years, or imprisonment for life and with the forfeiture of property.

4. A person who voluntarily surrenders falsified medicines and indicated the source of their acquisition or contributed to the exposure of crimes related to their trafficking is exempt from criminal liability for their illegal producing, making, purchasing, transporting, sending or storing for selling purposes, or the sale of intentionally falsified medicines, their import to Ukraine, their export from Ukraine, their transit across Ukraine (paragraph 1 of this Article, if these actions didn’t cause any threat to people’s life or health).

{The Code was amended with Article 321-1 according to Law No 3718-VI of 08.09.2011}

(Article 321-1 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 284-IX of 12.11.2019)

Article 321-2. Violations of the established procedure for preclinical study, clinical trials and state registration of medicines

1. The wilful violation of the established procedure for preclinical study, clinical trials of medicines, the falsification of their results, as well as the violation of the established procedure for the state registration of medicines –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 3 to 5 years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term of 1 to 3 years.

2. The same actions, if repeated, or committed by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 8 years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term of 2 to 3 years.

3. Acts provided for in paragraphs 1 or 2 of this Article, if they caused the death of a person or other grave effects, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 8 to 10 years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term of 2 to 3 years.

{The Code was amended with Article 321-2 according to Law No 5065-VI від 05.07.2012}

Article 322. Illegal organization or maintenance of places for the use of intoxicating substances

Illegal organization or maintenance of places for the use of intoxicating medicines and substances, other than narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, as well as the accommodation of premises for this purpose, –

shall be punishable by a fine of 70 to 120 tax-free minimum incomes, or restraint of liberty for a term of up to 3 years, or imprisonment for a term of up to 3 years.

(Article 322 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 3826-VI of 06.10.2011)

Article 323. Inducement of minors to the use doping

1. Inducement of minors to the use doping, –

shall be punishable by a fine of up to 50 tax-free minimum incomes, or by deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term of up to 3 years.

2. The same action, if repeated, or committed a parent, step parent, foster parent or guardian, or any person imposed by a duty of upbringing or taking care of a minor, his/her trainer, or by a person who had previously committed any of the criminal offenses created by Articles 314, 315, 317 or 324 of this Code, –

shall be punishable by the restraint of liberty for a term of up to 2 years, or imprisonment for the same term.

3. Any such acts as provided for by paragraph 1 or 2 of this Article, committed in respect of two or more persons, if they caused damage to victim’s health, –

shall be punishable restraint of liberty for a term of up to 3 years, or imprisonment for the same term.

4. Any such acts as provided for by paragraph 1, 2 and 3 of this Article, if they caused significant damage to victim’s health of any other grave effects, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 3 to 8 years.

Note: Doping shall mean substances and methods included in the list of prohibited by the Olympic Anti-Doping Code.

(Article 322 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 616-VI of 01.10.2008)

Article 324. Inducement of minors to the use of intoxicating substances

Inducement of minors to the use of intoxicating substances, other than narcotics, psychotropic substances or their analogues, –

shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to 3 years, or imprisonment for the same term.

Article 325. Violation of sanitary rules and regulations on combating infectious diseases and mass poisonings

Violations of rules and regulations on preventing and combating epidemic and other infectious diseases, as well as mass non-infectious diseases (poisoning) where these actions caused or could knowingly cause an outbreak of these diseases, –

shall be punishable by a fine of 1000 to 3000 tax-free minimum incomes, or arrest for a term of up to 6 months, or restraint of liberty for a term of up to 3 years, or imprisonment for a term of up to 3 years.

2. The same acts, if they caused the death of people or any other grave effects, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 8 years.

(Article 325 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 540-IX of 30.03.2020)

Article 326. Violation of regulations related to dealing with microbiological or other biological agents or toxins

1. Violation of regulations related to storage, use, inventorying, transportation of microbiological or other biological agents or toxins, and any other rules related to dealing with the same, where it caused the risk of death of people or any other grave effects or caused any harm to the victim’s health, –

shall be punishable by a fine of 2000 to 5000 tax-free minimum incomes, or correctional labour for a term of up to 2 years, or restraint of liberty for a term of up to 3 years, with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions and engage in certain activities for a term of up to 3 years.

2. The same act that caused the death of people or any other grave effects, –

shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to 5 years, or imprisonment for the same term, with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term of up to 3 years.

(Article 326 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

Article 327. Procurement, processing or sale of foodstuffs or other products contaminated by radiation

1. Procurement, processing, or sale of foodstuffs or other products contaminated by radiation in excess of admissible levels, where it caused the risk of death of people or any other grave effects or caused any harm to the victim’s health, –

shall be punishable by a fine of 2000 to 5000 tax-free minimum incomes, or arrest for a term of up to 6 months, or restraint of liberty for a term of up to 3 years.

2. Procurement, processing for selling purposes, or еру sale of foodstuffs or other products contaminated by radiation in excess of admissible level, where it caused еру death of people or any other grave effects, –

shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term of 2 to 5 years.

(Article 327 comes in the edition last updated by Law No 2617-VIII of 22.11.2018)

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