Adversary proceedings are impossible without precise observation of their regalement by all participants of judicial proceeding. The obligation to maintain order in judicial proceeding is laid upon the chairman. No abidance by the advocate to decisions and instructions of the chairman is a violation of requirements of the Criminal Procedure Code of the RF.
The author of the article on the basis of analysis of examples from judicial practice tries to draw the readers’ attention to the problems related to a new type of judicial proceeding — «On Special Procedure of Taking Judicial Decision in Conclusion of Prejudicial Agreement of Cooperation» (Chapter 40(1 of the Criminal Procedure Code) and proposes to evaluate the consequences of decision taken by the judge in the part of punishment for participants of procedure.
The numerous verdicts on the cases with pre-judicial agreements on cooperation have entered into force. The analysis of these documents allows: firstly to reveal problems inherent for the new type of judicial proceeding, secondly, evaluate the consequences of application of chapter 40-1 of the Criminal Procedure Code of the RF for participants of the procedure. The reader is presented with four articles which analyze judicial practice.