The Act on Probationary Liberty under Supervision (Laki valvotusta koevapaudesta 629/2013) entered into force on 1 January 2014. The Government Decree on Probationary Liberty under Supervision also entered into force at the same time.
Vaasa Prison was established 150 years ago on 3 September 1863. Today we are celebrating in the prison, the town hall and Tropiclandia. The whole staff, pensioners, interest groups, and cooperation partners have been invited to the celebration.
According to present information, the sick leave lasts until the end of November.
Finnish Mikko Sarvela has been named to a top international post in the field of prison services as the Commanding Officer of the United Nations Detention Unit (UNDU) of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, the Netherlands starting from the beginning of July.