Published On: Fri, Dec 27th, 2013

Funding youth probation institute takes shape

Court houseWILLEMSTAD - Desiree Lai Promes, Secretary to the Minister of Justice, has recently reached an agreement with Fundashon Ambulante Justitiele Jeugdzorg Curacao (Youth Correctional Institute Curacao). The agreement concerns the financing of the juvenile probation and rehabilitation.

The foundation has been designated as the body responsible for the establishment of an office to the idea of ​​‘Halt’ in the Netherlands. This agency provides alternative sentences for juveniles who come into contact with the police for relatively light criminal offenses. The aim is to prevent and combat crime among youth.

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