The Criminal Sanctions Agency is responsible for the enforcement of sentences in Finland. It operates under the direction of the Ministry of Justice and implements the criminal policy defined by the Ministry.
The primary duty of the Criminal Sanctions Agency is to see that the sentences passed by the courts of law are enforced lawfully and safely in Finland. In particular, the Agency’s goal is to enhance the safety of society by decreasing sentenced offenders’ risk of reoffending. Read more...
Savings found in the Criminal Sanctions Agency – The annual expenditure decreases by over five million euro
2 March 2012
The expenditure cuts of the public finances mean that the Criminal Sanctions Agency faces extensive expenditure adjustment measures for approximately five million euro annually in 2013-2016. The aim of the adjustment measures is to ensure the operation of the Agency also in future. Read more...
Criminal Sanctions Agency: Annual repot 2009 ‘Time of Unification’
20 July 2010
The year 2009 was preparation for the new organisation: the Criminal Sanctions Agency began its operation in the beginning of 2010. It consists of the former Criminal Sanctions Agency as well as the Prison Service and the Probation service. Read more...
The Prison Service and the Probation Service go down in history – The Criminal Sanctions Agency is the new authority of the criminal sanctions field
The Criminal Sanctions Agency informs on 30 December 2009
A new authority of the criminal sanctions field is introduced in Finland at the beginning of 2010 when the former Criminal Sanctions Agency and the Prison Service and the Probation Service operating under it are united into one authority, which is called the Criminal Sanctions Agency. Read more...
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