Report series 8. The Legal Scope of Non-Prosecution in Europe

By Peter J.P. Tak, Helsinki 1986. ISBN 951-46-9601-8 (102 pages)
The report is a comparative analysis of the prosecutorial systems of 27 European countries. It begins with a review of the right to prosecute and general prosecution principles in these countries. The main part of the report deals with changes in the scope of non-prosecution, grounds for the waiver of prosecution, conditional waiver of prosecution and guidelines for the waiver of prosecution.