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allmennpreventive hensyn



general deterrence considerations

Definitions of allmennpreventive hensyn

In the context of criminal law, the term "allmennpreventive hensyn" (sometimes also referred to as "allmennprevensjon" (general deterrence)) refers to the objective of preventing criminal behaviour in the population, primarily through the threat of criminal penalties. "Allmennprevensjon" can be contrasted with "individualprevensjon" (individual deterrence).