Amnesty implemented Limited to “restoration”, etc. Approximately 550,000 people included in the official gazette October 22 9:16
An amnesty was held on the 22nd in line with the ceremony in which the Emperor declared the throne to be in and out. Considering the feelings of crime victims, it is limited to “restoration” that removes restrictions on qualifications, and approximately 550,000 people are expected to be targeted.
The amnesty is a matter of losing the validity of the conviction or regaining the qualification once lost, regardless of the procedure of the trial. The government decided to implement the amnesty at the Cabinet meeting on this month.
In response to this, the decree and standards that stipulate the subject of pardon on the 22nd, in accordance with the ceremonies that the Emperor declares the throne inside and outside, the ceremonies of the throne, the official gazette And amnesty was implemented.
Regarding this amnesty, the government considers the victims of the crime and their bereaved family's feelings, etc., and excluded them from those who committed serious crimes from the perspective of further promoting social rehabilitation.
Specifically, “decree amnesty”, which is uniformly implemented by a government ordinance, is limited to “restoration” that removes restrictions on qualifications by conviction. It is assumed that more than 550,000 people will be eligible for this project.
In addition, “special standard amnesties”, which are examined individually, have been sentenced to fines, “exemption from sentence execution” for those who have been suspended for a long time due to illness, etc. As a general rule, applications will be accepted until January 21 next year only for “reinstatement” for persons who have a disability in social life due to employment or child rearing.
The pardon was implemented for the first time in 26 years since 1993, when the emperors and emperors were married.