Bill: Accepted Criminal Reform V.2 Act

P. Hunter

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Criminal Reform V.2 Act


A
Bill
To

Reform criminal procedures.

The Parliament of Stratham enacts:

Section 1. Short Title

(1) This Act is the Criminal Reform V.2 Act.

Section 2. Commencement

(1) All provisions shall come into effect upon passage.

Section 3. Reasoning

(1) In line with the reform of the DoJ it seems fitting that the laws they enforce should be refreshed and renewed as well.

Section 4. Definitions

(1) Define Murder as “The act of killing another player without the victimized party giving consent to the murder”
(a) Outlaw Murder
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(2) Define Assault as “The act of inflicting over 1 heart of damage to another player”
(a) Outlaw Assault.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act

(3) Define Evading Arrest as “The act of disconnecting to avoid arrest, the use of teleports to avoid arrest, running to avoid arrest, and the use of warp to different dimensions such as nether, end, and resource world.”
(a) Outlaw Evading Arrest.
(b) Evading Arrest is to be charged per crime committed.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act

(4) Define Trespassing as “The act of entering another person’s property without permission. Without permission refers to signs or verbal warnings to leave another person's property.”
(a) Outlaw Trespassing.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(5) Define Trespassing on Government Property as “The act of accessing areas of a government building marked off as Restricted.”
(a) Outlaw Trespassing on Government Property
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(6) Define Obstruction of Justice as “The act of withholding evidence, lying to the Authorities, and/or interfering with an investigation or arrest.”
(a) Outlaw Obstruction of Justice.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(7) Define Attempted Murder as “The act of inflicting 3 hearts of damage or more to an individual.”
(a) Outlaw Attempted Murder.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(8) Define Bank Robbery as “The act or attempted act of stealing from a bank”
(a) Outlaw Bank Robbery.
(b) The Department Of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(9) Define Obstructing the execution of a warrant as “The act of refusing to leave a property upon request by law enforcement after being presented proof of a warrant.”
(a) Outlaw Obstructing the execution of a warrant.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(10) Define Disruption of a government sanctioned event as “The act of disrupting an event hosted by any executive department by acting in a poor manner or acting violently during the event. ”
(a) Outlaw Disruption of a government sanctioned event.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(11) Define Carrying a concealed lethal weapon without a permit as “The act of carrying a gun that can cause lethal damage without having a weapons permit.”
(a) Outlaw Carrying a concealed lethal weapon without a permit.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(12) Define Trafficking of lethal weapons without permit as “The act of distributing guns that can cause lethal damage without a permit.”
(a) Outlaw Trafficking of lethal weapons without permit.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(13) Define Scamming as “The act of intentionally deceiving an individual through dishonest means in order to deprive them of their money or belongings.”
(a) Outlaw Scamming.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.
(c) Any citizen may bring a civil charge of scamming in court against another person or company. If found guilty they will be required to pay back all damages and face a punishment from the Department of Justice.

(14) Define Assault of a Senior Government Official as “The act of inflicting over 1 heart of damage to any individual who is a Member of Parliament, Judicial Officer, Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, or Prime Minister.”
(a) Outlaw Assault of a Senior Government Official.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(15) Define Attempted Murder of a Senior Government Official as “The act of inflicting 3 hearts of damage to any individual who is a Member of Parliament, Judicial Officer, Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, or Prime Minister. ”
(a) Outlaw Attempted Murder of a Senior Government Official.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(16) Define Murder of a Senior Government Official as “The act of killing an individual who is the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister, Member of Parliament, or Judicial Officer.”
(a) Outlaw Murder of a Senior Government Official.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(17) Define Abandonment of Vehicles as “The act of abandoning your vehicle.”
(a) Define abandoning as “Leaving your vehicle unattended in an unsanctioned parking spot.”
(b) Outlaw Abandonment of Vehicles.
(c) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(18) Define Government Request Abuse as “The act of Government Request Abuse is using a sign or command to request a service from the government even though it is not specifically needed by the requestor.”
(a) Outlaw Government Request Abuse.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.

(19) Define Public Intoxication as “The act of disturbing the public or a specific player by slurred speech or throwing up or by exceeding the legal limit for intoxication.”
(a) This law shall not apply to players that are drunk on their own property or on another player’s property with permission from the owner.
(b) Outlaw Public Intoxication.
(c) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.
(d) The legal limit of intoxication shall be 4% alcohol content.

(20) Define Driving while under the influence as “The act of exceeding the legal drinking limit while operating a motor vehicle.”
(a) Outlaw Driving while under the influence.
(b) The Department of Justice shall be the authority of enforcement of this illegal act.


Section 5. Punishments

(1) Murder
(a) 1st Offense: 50kr fine and 10 minutes jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 100kr fine and 10 minutes jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 225kr fine, 15 minutes jail time.

(2) Assault
(a) 1st Offense: 55kr fine and fine equal to the cost of medical treatment to any victims, and 5 minutes jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 75kr fine and fine equal to the cost of medical treatment to any victims, and 5 minutes jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 155kr fine, fine equal to the cost of medical treatment to any victims, and 5 minutes jail time.

(3) Evading Arrest
(a) 1st Offense: 50kr fine and 5 minutes jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 120kr fine and 10 minutes jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 175kr fine and 10 minutes jail time.

(4) Trespassing
(a) 1st Offense: 50kr fine and 5 minutes jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 100kr fine and 5 minutes jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 150kr fine and 5 minutes jail time.
(d) 4th Offense: 200kr fine and 10 minutes jail time.

(5) Trespassing on Government property
(a) 1st Offense: 75kr fine and 5 minutes of jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 125kr fine and 5 minutes jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 175kr fine and 10 minutes jail time.
(d) 4th Offense: 225kr fine and 15 minutes jail time.

(6) Obstruction of Justice
(a) 1st Offense: 75kr fine
(b) 2nd Offense: 100kr fine, 5 minutes jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 200kr fine and 10 minutes jail time.

(7) Attempted Murder
(a) 1st Offense: 50kr fine.
(b) 2nd Offense: 100kr fine and 5 Minutes jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 150kr fine, 10 minutes jail time.

(8) Bank Robbery
(a) 1st Offense: 700kr fine, 15 minutes of jail time, and all stolen money confiscated.
(9) 2nd Offense 1250kr fine, 15 minutes of jail time, and all stolen money confiscated.

(9) Obstructing the execution of a warrant
(a) 1st Offense: 100kr fine and 5 minutes of jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 200kr fine and 10 minutes of jail time.

(10) Disruption of a government sanctioned event
(a) 1st Offense: 250kr fine and 10 minutes of jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 500kr fine and 15 minutes of jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 750kr fine and 20 minutes of jail time.

(11) Carrying a concealed lethal weapon without a permit
(a) 1st Offense: 250kr fine, confiscation of weapons, and 1 firearm infraction point.
(b) 2nd Offense: 500kr fine, 5 minutes of jail time, confiscation of weapons, and 1 firearm infraction point.
(c) 3rd Offense: 1000kr fine, 10 minutes of jail time, confiscation of weapons, and 1 firearm infraction point

(12) Trafficking of lethal weapons without a permit
(a) 1st Offense: 500kr fine, confiscation of weapons, and 1 firearm infraction point.
(b) 2nd Offense: 1000kr fine, confiscation of weapons, 5 minutes of jail time, and 1 firearm infraction point.
(c) 3rd Offense: 1500kr fine, confiscation of weapons, 15 minutes of jail time, and 1 firearm infraction point.

(13) Scamming
(a) 1st Offense: 500kr fine and 5 minutes of jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 1000kr fine and 5 minutes of jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 2000kr fine and 10 minutes of jail time.


(14) Assault of a Senior Government Official
(a) 1st Offense: 500kr fine and 5 minutes of jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 750kr fine and 5 minutes of jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 1000kr fine and 5 minutes of jail time.

(15) Attempted Murder of a Senior Government Official
(a) 1st Offense: 750kr fine and 10 minutes of jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 1000kr fine and 10 minutes of jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 1500kr fine and 10 minutes of jail time.

(16) Murder of a Senior Government Official
(a) 1st Offense: 1000kr fine and 15 minutes of jail time.
(b) 2nd Offense: 1750kr fine and 15 minutes of jail time.
(c) 3rd Offense: 2500kr fine and 15 minutes of jail time.

(17) Abandonment of Vehicles
(a) 1st Offense: 75kr fine, 1 driver’s infraction, and impoundment of vehicle.
(b) 2nd Offense: 100kr, 1 driver’s infraction, and impound of vehicle.
(c) 3rd Offense: 150kr, 1 driver’s infraction, and impound of vehicle.

(18) Government Request Abuse
(a) 1st Offense: Verbal Warning
(b) 2nd Offense: k20 fine per call
(c) 3rd Offense: k40 fine per call + 15 minutes of jail time

(19) Public Intoxication
(a) 1st Offense: 50kr fine
(b) 2nd Offense: 100kr fine
(c) 3rd Offense: 100kr fine and 5 minutes of jail time.

(20) Driving while under the influence
(a) 1st Offense: 100kr fine and 1 driver’s infraction point
(b) 2nd Offense: 150kr fine, 5 minutes of jail time, and 1 driver’s infraction points.
(c) 3rd Offense: 300kr fine, 10 minutes of jail time, and 1 driver’s infraction points.

(21) All offenses within this bill shall be classified as “Criminal Summary Judgment Offenses” and do not require to be found guilty in a court of law, however individuals charged with said crimes may file suit if they feel they were unjustly charged with the crime.






Section 6. Extra Punishments

(1) Any player that commits a number of offenses of an illegal act that is not listed under the law that is included, but not limited to illegal acts under this bill, shall have an additional punishment per offense to the addition of the previous two offenses served.

(2) The Office of the Attorney General may, at their discretion with just cause, prosecute individuals.

(a) The Government may request a sentence of no more than triple of the highest punishment listed on an illegal act per offense committed.

(3) All extra punishments are enforced completely at the discretion of the Office of the Attorney General.
(4) The Department of Justice may issue punishments for individuals that have exceeded the number of punishments specified may have an additional punishment of 100kr and 2 minutes of jail time per offense.

Section 7. Firearms and Driving

(1) Establish an infraction point system for the removal of firearms permits
(a) 1st Infraction point: 50kr fine.
(b) 2nd Infraction point: 75kr fine.
(c) 3rd Infraction point: 150kr fine and removal of permit with the opportunity to retake the exam.
(d) 4th Infraction point: 250kr fine and temporary permit suspension for 7 days.
(e) 5th Infraction point: 375kr fine and permanent ban of permit. Must be appealed on forums.
(f) Any further infraction points will receive a punishment at the discretion of the Department of Justice.

(2) Establish an infraction system for the removal of drivers licenses.
(a) 1st Infraction: 50kr fine.
(b) 2nd Infraction: 75kr fine and removal of license with the opportunity to retake the exam.
(c) 3rd Infraction: 150kr fine and removal of license with the opportunity to retake the exam.
(d) 4th Infraction: 250kr fine and temporary suspension of license for 7 days.
(e) 5th Infraction point: 375kr fine and permanent removal of license. Must be appealed in court.
(f) Any further infraction points will receive a punishment at the discretion of the Department of Justice

Section 8. Forgiveness Program

(1) Any player with the tag “New Player” shall not be arrested for their 1st or 2nd crime committed.
(a) However a Police Officer must warn the player that they’re breaking a law and should read the laws page.

(2) Any player that willingly turns themselves in upon request by the Department of Justice shall be given a reduced punishment of no more than half of a fine, jail time, or both.
(a) The reduced punishment shall be given completely at the discretion of the Department of Justice.

Section 9. Warrants

(1) Creation of a Search and Seizure warrant.
(a) Judicial Officers can grant the Department of Justice a search and seizure warrant.
(b) A search and seizure warrant will allow the Department of Justice to search a property, virtual chests, or ender chests and seize the contents within them if necessary.

(2) Creation of an Arrest Warrant.
(a) Judicial Officers can grant the Department of Justice an Arrest Warrant.
(b) An Arrest Warrant will allow the Department of Justice to enter a property and arrest individuals there with probable cause.

(3) Judicial Officers may only grant the warrant if it meets the conditions set above or if the Department of Justice has provided proof that warrants probable cause.

(4) The Department of Justice is required to notify the property owner if their property is being seized or searched within 48 hours of execution of the warrant.

(5) All Warrants must be executed within 48 hours from being granted by a Judicial Officer.
(a) The warrant will be voided if not executed within 48 hours.
(b) Warrants will be valid for 72 hours after the time of execution.
(c) Judicial Officers may extend the timeframe for execution of a warrant upon request by the Department of Justice.

(6) After the execution of a search warrant, the DoJ must file a Return on request report to the courts documenting all seized items.
(a) The Judicial Branch shall be tasked with ensuring the DoJ files the report and how they are to file it.

(7) Only Sergeant’s, Captain’s, and the Minister of Justice may request a warrant.

Section 10. Self defense

(1) Any citizen may defend themselves with deadly force if an individual is actively threatening them.
(a) Define actively threatening as “Attacking an individual with a weapon, or verbally threatening to assault or murder someone.”
(b) Define attacking as “Assaulting an individual or attempting to murder.”
(c) Define weapon as "Any item used to afflict damage under the requirements for assault."
(d) Murdering someone in retribution is not an act of self defense.
(e) The citizen defending themselves must provide proof of the individual actively threatening them.
(2) Citizens may defend themselves with deadly force on their property or on another’s property if given permission by the property owner.

Section 11. Evasion

(1) If an individual commits Evading Arrest through means of warps to different dimensions or disconnecting as defined under Section 5, they are to be jailed by means of commands.

Section 11. Asset Seizure

(1) The Department of Justice can request the courts for permission to seize assets of a specific player to pay off criminal fines or civil debt.
(a) When the request is granted the Department of Justice must follow this order of asset seizure to pay off any fines or debt:
On player balance
Bank balance
Vehicles
Properties
(2) Vehicles and Properties may be auctioned off by the government and the money shall be used for paying off fines or debt.


Authored by Ryan_88 on behalf of the Government.
 

P. Hunter

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This bill has received Prime Ministerial assent and is hereby signed into law.
 
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