Attorney General’s Office to Review Curfew Fines


Santo Domingo, DR The Attorney General’s Office reported yesterday that it began a review of the instruction that prosecutors must follow regarding sanctions for curfew violations and the protocols established by health authorities to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. In a written statement, it is reported that Judge Miriam Germán Brito ordered the revision by pondering on the need to seek mechanisms to strengthen the legal framework of the Dominican Republic, such as those set forth by the Fundación Institucionalidad y Justicia (Finjus). However, the note adds, “prosecutors must continue to take the necessary actions to ensure that citizens comply with the measures that seek to counteract the pandemic that so far has affected 186,383 people in the country, with 2,428 deaths. “Prosecutors must continue to seek the sanctions that are […]

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