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Convictions of adults in 2017 Communication from the FSO

Following the reactions provoked by the publication of the press release ÔÇťAdult Convictions in 2017: slight decline in adult convictions in 2017" on 4 June 2018, a working group consisting of the Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) and the Federal Statistical Office (FSO) will be launched. It will be charged with evaluating the practice of the application of these legal provisions to better define the scope of this statistic which is intended to provide a consolidated picture of the various practices of judges.

The published statistical data are correct, however, the corresponding press release has been removed to avoid any confusion.


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