One more proposal is raised to reform the Integral Criminal Code

In January Assemblyman Gozozo Andrade (Avanza) filed a third proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Criminal Code (COIP), which is in force since August of last year. Andrade proposes that the penalties for cattle rustling or theft in the countryside. The current Code provides a...

Dentists in Ecuador are prepared for entry into force of COIP

The Ecuadorian Dental Federation (FOF for its Spanish acronym) released its actions and strategies against the entry into force of the new Criminal Integral Organic Code (COIP), on next August 10, in particular for Article 146 which punishes the professional malpractice. The FOF...

Doctors march over Penal Code

According to Vice President of the Federation of Physicians, Victor Alvarez, this Thursday a mobilization will be held from hospitals Eugenio Espejo and Carlos Andrade Marín, to the Council of the Judiciary, because of Article 146 of the Integral Crime Organic Code (COIP for its...

Doctors will make another vigil if there is no response from the Court

The new directory of the Ecuadorian medical Federation (FME) adopted its work plan for the next two years. The priority is still the interpretative clause that the National Court of Justice (NCJ) has to make to article 146 of the Comprehensive Criminal Organic Code (COIP), which...
COIP includes 'identified deficiencies' by the FATF

COIP includes ‘identified deficiencies’ by the FATF

The criminal code (COIP), which was registered  yesterday in the Official Gazette and shall enter into force in six months, included “all deficiencies identified by the Group of international financial action (FATF)”, which until last year situated the country among...
Muchos esperan el veto del presidente Rafael Correa

Several groups expect the presidential veto for the new criminal code

Following the approval in the Assembly of the Criminal Code Integral held on December 17, several unions still expect the president’s, Rafael Correa,  veto on multiple items. The guild of physicians will send a letter to the president on January 2 asking for the elimination...