Specialisto veiklos reglamentavimas Lietuvos Respublikos Baudžiamojo proceso kodekse.
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Lithuanian independency was reestablished in 1991 and a legal reform has been started. One of the purposes of the new system was to pass a knew Criminal Code. Since May 1, 2003 a new Criminal Procedure Code has been enacted in the country. The Code essentially changed the conception of criminal procedure. Crime investigation has been conducted by special knowledge of the same participants of the criminal procedure: experts and specialists. The new Criminal Procedure Code, however, has changed their role in the criminal proceedings. Strict and clear regulations of special knowledge application in the criminal process protect human and citizen rights in the criminal process. Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Lithuania of May 1, 2003 has improved specialists’ role in the criminal process. This is the first analysis of the specialits’ processional role: their rights, duties and responsibility since the Criminal Code was enacted. The author examines certain parts of the Code, which define specialist’s legal status in the process and draws a conclusion, that specialist’s activity has been quantitative narrowed and qualitative broadened, but there are no definitions about the conduction of the activity in the code. Criminal Procedure Code does not defend the specialists to conduct their activity which has been codified. The author provides necessary amendments of Criminal Procedure Code that would codify the legal conduction of certain activity available to specialists.
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