Examination of sexually transmitted diseases

In criminal law infected with venereal disease is considered as a crime against human health (article 115 of the criminal code). Punishable is how the infection of another person with venereal disease by a person who knew of his illness, and deliberate placing another person in danger of Contracting venereal disease by a person who was aware that he had the disease. Criminal sanctions are provided in case of evasion of treatment. Responsibility increases, if these crimes were committed before, while infecting two or more persons, and when infected with venereal disease minors.
Criminal penalty as a form of fighting the spread of venereal diseases is an extreme measure. Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases is ensured primarily by the complex social, cultural, and medical activities. Evasion of treatment of venereal disease, continuing after the warning made by the health authorities, shall entail criminal liability.
Venereal diseases are syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, the fourth venereal disease (inguinal lymphogranulomatosis). Some infectious diseases (Trichomonas disease, nonspecific inflammation of the urethra and others) can be sexually transmitted, but they should not be attributed to the venereal diseases.
The criminal case is usually associated with a statement of being infected with venereal disease, which may come from the patient and from health facilities where turned sick.
Examination of sexually transmitted diseases is to be carried out by the Commission, with the obligatory participation of a specialist in the field of venereology, and if necessary with participation of dermatology, gynecology, urology and other doctors.