The issues discussed in the article are connected with the legislative changes introduced in the speeded-up proceeding. The article focuses on presenting and analyzing new regulations as well as tries to assess the institution of the speeded-up proceeding in its new form. Although most of the changes introduced in the regulations of the speeded-up proceeding deserve approval, they are far from being sufficient to make this proceeding mode a useful process tool whose use will not be connected with the risk of breaching the fundamental principles of the penal procedures. The article also indicates that there is a necessity to continue legislative work due to many - not yet removed - deficiencies of the present regulations of the speeded-up proceeding and inadequate regulations of some issues.
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