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Figure DLO-2. Offence types in reports for drug law offences in the EU Member States and Croatia, 2008 or 2009


Data were not available for Denmark, Hungary, Malta, Turkey and Norway.

Data between brackets refer to the number of reports for drug law offences.

The general term 'reports for drug law offences' is used, since definitions and study units differ widely between countries. For definitions of the term 'reports for drug law offences', please refer to Drug law offences — methods and definitions.

For the Netherlands, the category "Other type of offences" contains cases of possession of drugs: cases in which the drugs are assumed to be for own use and cases in which supply cannot be charged. The available data do not allow a subclassification of these cases. MoreoveTree Viewr the category contains a small group of drug law offences of which the character is unknown.

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For methodological information and regarding other type of offences, please refer to Table DLO-2 part (ii).

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