The Parliament approved on April 23 with 180 votes to 0 constitutional amendment considering restriction of MP immunity.
According to the amendment law enforcers will be able to bring criminal charges against MP without the Parliament’s consent. Previously bringing criminal charges against legislator without the Parliament’s consent was prohibited.
All other privileges remain in force. According to the constitution, police can search MP’s apartment, car or workplace, as well as arrest lawmaker only with the consent of the Parliament.
The Rightist Opposition, which was against the proposal, did not participate in the voting.