Taking into account previous convictions

Netherlands

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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 Judicial 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:

Judicial Information Service

Egbert Gorterstraat 6
7607 GB Almelo

PO Box 337
7600 AH Almelo

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

E-mail: info@justid.nl

Last update: 25/02/2020

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