COUNCIL OF PEOPLE'S COMMISSORS OF THE USSR
CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE USSR
of April 7, 1935, No. 3/598
ABOUT MEASURES TO FIGHT AGAINST CRIME AMONG ADOLESCENTS
In order to quickly eliminate juvenile delinquency, the CEC and the Council of People's Commissars of the USSR decide:
1) Minors from the age of 12, convicted of theft, of causing violence, bodily harm, mutilation, murder or attempting to kill, to be brought to criminal court with all measures of criminal punishment.
2) Persons found to incite or to attract minors to participate in various crimes, as well as to force minors to engage in speculation, prostitution, begging, etc. - to punish with imprisonment for at least 5 years.
3) Cancel Art. 8 "The basic principles of the criminal legislation of the USSR and the Federal Republics".
4) To propose to the Governments of the Union Republics to bring the criminal legislation of the republics into conformity with this resolution.
Prev USSR CEC M. KALININ
Prev SNK USSR V. MOLOTOV
Secretary of the USSR Central Election Committee I. AKULOV
April 7, 1935
Published: Proceedings of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR and the Central Executive Committee, No. 81 of April 8, 1935.