Autor: Nenad BINGULAC

Publicat în: Journal Of Eastern European Criminal Law no. 1/2017

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Abstract: It is not necessary to indicate the special character of criminal sanctions in the criminal-legal sense, as well as their importance for every society and country. Even during the Second World War on the liberated territories the first rules of national authorities were adopted, that have had a broader significance of the „criminal justice” although they predicted actions of punishing the enemies of the people and confiscation. In this paper, as and derives from its title, we will deal with the development of criminal sanctions in SFRY, which represents a time period from Second World War until the breakup of the state in the nineties of the twentieth century. Research of development of criminal sanctions during this period due expediency of representation, will be considered in three separate stages. Through a period from 1944 to 1951, from 1951 to 1976 and the period from 1976. Each of these stages have particular significance for the development of criminal sanctions and each of them represents a specific social circumstance, as well as clearly visible borders and crossings. In a separate part of the study we will make a reference to the period after the collapse of SFRY and which manner of what kind of impact on criminal sanctions it had. The primary objective of this study is to examine and consider the development of criminal sanctions in the period of the SFRY. In the last part of the paper, conclusions will be presented that have been reached in this study.

Keywords: criminal sanctions; the development of criminal sanctions; the period after the Second World War.