In this case, an administrative fine imposed on an employer for employing a foreign national without a work permit and it’s subsequent criminal prosecution for human smuggling do not result in double punishment for the same offence according to the Supreme Court ruling of 9 February 2016. The Supreme Court hereby repeats its judgment of 2011 and does not follow the case law of the European Court of Human Rights.
The full blog post is written in Dutch.
Date: 1 September 2016
Author: Christien Saris