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Previous sentence a suffient sanction

If a person sentenced to unconditional imprisonment, a monitoring sentence or community service is charged with another offence committed before the sentence was passed, the court may deem that the previous sentence is a sufficient sanction also for the act which was later taken up for a hearing. (Criminal Code, Chapter 7, Sections 6 to 7).

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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