Insulting medical personnel to be punished by law

Insulting medical personnel or hampering them to perform their duties will be punished by law.

The relevant draft amendment was submitted by Akaki Zoidze, Chairman of the Committee of Labour, Healthcare and Social Affairs, together with the Deputy Minister of IDPs from the Occupied Territories, Labour, Healthcare and Social Affairs.

The draft law provides for the punishment of actions, such as insulting, disrespecting, threatening or exerting psychological pressure on medical personnel, as well as preventing them to perform their duties or committing violence against them. The above-mentioned is aimed at preventing violence and improving the quality of medical service.

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