Classification System of Crimes in Criminal Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan

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Nargizakhon Rakhimjonovna Rakhimjonova


For many years, the issue of classification of crimes has been in the focus of attention of legal professionals, in particular, legal scholars, experts, law enforcement agencies. The reason is that it is through the classification of crimes that a socially dangerous act committed can be punished and the purpose of the punishment can be achieved. The system of classification of crimes is a list of crimes provided for in the Criminal Code, arranged in a certain order, depending on the severity of the crime. This article illustrates classification system of crimes according to the Criminal Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan. There are given essential statistics on each type of crime and the importance of classification system of crimes in applying the norms of General Part of the Criminal Code of Uzbekistan.

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