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Taking into account previous convictions - Netherlands

The Judicial Documentation System (Justitieel Documentatiesysteem - JDS) records all serious crimes and a large number of less serious offences relating to natural and legal persons, as provided for in the Link opens in new windowJudicial Data and Criminal Records Act (Wet justitiële en strafvorderlijke gegevens - Wjsg). Because of the confidential nature of such judicial data, the Wjsg adopts a ‘restrictive’ approach to the registration and disclosure­ of ­information. In other words, the law specifies who has access to what information and for what explicit purpose.

Judicial Information Service (Justitiële Informatiedienst - JustID)

Contact details:

Link opens in new windowJudicial Information Service

Egbert Gorterstraat 6
7607 GB Almelo

PO Box 337
7600 AH Almelo

Telephone: +31 88 998 9000
Fax: +31 546 813 003

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Last update: 25/02/2020