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10625: Penal sanctions (selected), by type of sanction,group of principal offence and sex (and category of principal offence -2014). Absolute figures 1997 - 2020

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2022-03-06 08:00
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Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.1997 , 1998 , 1999 ,

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Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.All types of sanctions , Conditional waiver of prosecution , On the spot fine ,

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Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.All groups of offences , ¬ Property theft , ¬ Other offences for profit ,

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The statistics includes sanctions against persons and enterprises. The types of sanctions which usually are issued enterprises are fine, fines given by the courts or prosecutions conditionally dropped. The number of enterprises can from 2011 be identified in the category unknown age and sex in statistics for these types of sanctions. See table 10623. The years 1997-2001 are only published with standard for principal offence before the new penal code (group of offence -2014 and type of offence -2014).
The older type of sanction community service was replaced by community sanction in 2002. The category community service also includes community service.
The older special sanction security detention was in 2002 replaced with preventive detention, compulsory mental health care and compulsory care. Security detention in combination with unconditional imprisonment is placed in the category unconditional imprisonment, while security detention alone is placed in the category other type of sanction.
From year 2019, on the spot fines for maritime conditions (småbåtloven § 42) are included in the statistics. All such on the spot fines are categorized under the type of principal offense «Other transport and traffic legislation» in the group of offense «traffic offenses». The figures for penal sanctions in 2019 have been corrected on 6 March 2022. The change resulted in 9 fewer sanctions, of which 4 fewer sentences to compulsory mental health care for murder or attempted murder.