What is the difference between an administrative offence and a criminal offence? How do the consequences differ and which traffic offences trigger what? Click your way through and find out!
Why is there a distinction between administrative offences and criminal offences?
In 1968, the so-called "Act on Administrative Offences" came into force. It was created so that not every offence leads to a costly criminal process and the competent administrative authorities are given the power to prosecute these administrative offences. If a notification of an offence constitutes both an administrative offence and a criminal offence, it will be considered a criminal offence.
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