In Uzbekistan, on August 22, 2015, the criminal laws were amended with criminal liability for illegal interference to the rights of entrepreneurs. That includes liability for illegal interference to business activities, suspension of bank account operations of firms, breach of private property, violation of a procedure of controlling measures, forced donation to public funds and public activities, violation of licensing procedures, illegal refusal for exemptions and privileges, violation of encashment operations, against illegal kickbacks between commercial companies.