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Crime Prevention Strategy for the Maltese Islands 2017-2021

From: Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security
​Published: ​28 October 2016
Running till: ​30 November 2016
​Last Updated: 1 December 2016

1.        Background

The Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security is launching the Crime Prevention Strategy for the Maltese Islands 2017-2021 for public consultation.
The aim behind the policy is to streamline the activities of a number of entities in an effort to prevent crime and reduce recidivism.  Malta was one of the last remaining countries in the EU without a National Crime Prevention Strategy.  
The proposals emanating from this strategic document aim at streamlining the activities of a number of entitiesThe recommendations outlined in this document are based on what the evidence suggests six main areas providing new ways of tackling crime prevention.
The areas comprise school-based prevention initiatives, the drafting of a Youth Justice Act, enhanced policing for Crime Prevention, and the identification of crime families, to apply appropriate mitigating actions that address their particular needs. The other recommendations are actions to reduce the incidence of specific crimes, re-offending and re-victimisation, and the design of situational crime prevention measures.
2.        Documents
3.        Submission of input
Submissions were sent in through the following channel:
By filling the online form below.
Submissions were received by 30 November 2016.
We thank you for your input.
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In addition, please be aware of:
·         Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (Chapter 496)
As we are a public authority all documents we hold, including documents related to this public consultation process, may be released following a request to us under the Freedom of Information Act (Chap. 496), unless such request may be subject of an exemption arising from the same Act.


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