Overview of research on the 'Placement in Institution for Juveniles'-order (PIJ-maatregel) between 2006 and 2011

Overview of research on the 'Placement in Institution for Juveniles'-order (PIJ-maatregel) between 2006 and 2011

(full text available only in Dutch)

Summary

The PIJ-order is the most severe sanction in the Dutch juvenile penal system. It can be imposed on juvenile offenders between 12 and 18 years of age if three conditions are met:

  1. The juvenile has committed a serious crime for which he/she has been taken into custody.
  2. The juvenile is considered a menace to the life and property of others.
  3. The juvenile's further psychological development is threatened.

Publication data

Author(s):
Kempes, M.
Organization(s):
WODC
Place of publication:
The Hague
Publisher:
WODC
Year of publication:
2012
Series:
Cahiers 2012-10

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