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Belgium

Belgian Punishment Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Crimes possibly attracting life sentence Murder 2014
Crimes requiring mandatory sentence None 2014
Has indefinite sentence No 2014
Has life imprisonment Yes 2014
Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21 under 12 : never prosecution 12\u201315 : max. detained till the age of 20 16\u201317 : max. 30 years' imprisonment 2014
Maximum length of sentence None 2014
Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole 15 years (no previous conviction or below 3 years), 19 years (previous conviction below 5 years), or 23 years (previous conviction 5 years or more) 2014

Citation

"Belgium Punishment Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Belgium/Crime/Punishment