Deferred Sentence

Deferred Sentence in Europe

Order for Deferred Sentence to Take Effect in Germany

Provisions relating to order for deferred sentence to take effect in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Three Sanctionsunder the Fifth Title, Warning Combined With Deferment of Sentence; Discharge,” located in Section 59b Order for deferred sentence to take effect, which reads: (1) Section 56f shall apply mutatis mutandis to the order for the deferred sentence to take effect. (2) If the deferred sentence is not brought into effect the court shall, upon expiry of the operational period, declare that no further action will be taken.



  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to order for deferred sentence to take effect is current as of 2010

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