The Nature and Effects of Institution of Postponement of Criminal Verdict Issuance in Iran's Law

Mahdi Momeni, Hossein Dadkhah
2016 Asian Social Science  
<p class="a"><span lang="EN-US">One of the mentioned legal institutions in fifth chapter of Islamic penal law is the postponement of criminal verdict issuance axiom. Surely application of this institution in Iran's criminal law is due to attaining special goals. Goals like prevention of perpetration of a crime, rehabilitation of criminal, could be mentioned as two goals associated with the postponement of criminal verdict issuance in the legal system of Iran. Postponement of verdict issuance
more » ... verdict issuance could be done in two ways; simple postponement or under surveillance. In under surveillance postponement law makers have regulated some obligatory and some optional commitments on criminal. Most of these obligations are made to reform the character of criminal or in order to prevent the reappearance of the criminal in crimeful environments. In present study along with considering the institution of postponement of criminal verdict issuance, the foundation of this penal institution in new penal law is examined.</span></p>
doi:10.5539/ass.v12n11p64 fatcat:cz45jnjswbfq3jqddq2cn5uesu