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Project: Environmental law enforcement: a comparison of practice in the criminal and the administrative tracks

project duration
01-APR-07 – 31-MAR-11
The Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy will take a closer look at the different steps int he process of criminal enforcement of environmental law. The aim is to focus on the different decision moments and to identify possible obstacles in the process. The research focuses among tother things on the determination of priorities in the criminal enforcement policy, the fine in practice, the policy towards fined persons, the practice of the amicalbe settlements and other sanctions. The results of this research will be used in the general project to harmonise the administrative and criminal law enforcement of environmental law and to investigate how these two can be combined in an effective manner.