Main directions and prospects of development of life imprisonment

The current criminal law has substantially improved the basic provisions of the institute of appoi
ntment of punishment. In particular, for the first time, the rule stipulating that a court is offered to choo
se a more severe type of punishment from the number of penalties provided for in the relevant part of th
e Criminal Code of Ukraine only if less severe punishment isn’t able to achieve the statutory purposes of
punishment. Said regulations must b followed in the appointment of such a form of criminal