Everyone must abide by the rules set out in the criminal law. Anyone who does not do so may be prosecuted. The penalty depends on the severity of the offence committed. Age and personal history also play a role.
No more Belgian prisoners in Tilburg from 2017 on
12-10-2015 | 13:17
Belgium has decided not to extend the lease agreement with Tilburg Penitentiary for another term. This means that the last...
The judge decides about pre-trial detention pending an appeal
07-10-2015 | 16:33
The judge who sentences a person to at least one year in prison, will soon be able to order that the convicted person be taken...
Segregated detention of terrorists works
03-07-2015 | 10:54
The concentration of radical detainees in dedicated Terrorist Units is proving effective. That is the conclusion of various...