The Verkhovna Rada adopted in the first reading the bill No. 3490 "About modification of the Code of Ukraine about administrative offenses (concerning qualification of crimes and offenses)". For the relevant decision voted 441 deputies from 444 registered in a hall.
The bill offers modification of Art. 51 of the Code of Ukraine about administrative offenses by which responsibility for commission of petty theft of someone else's property is provided.
The essence of the changes offered by the bill is reduced to cancellation of administrative responsibility for commission of petty theft of property of a private property of natural persons. Occurrence of criminal responsibility for plunder of private property of natural persons irrespective of the cost of the stolen is a consequence of such short story.