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1 Previously convicted persons among those prosecuted
Among the persons prosecuted (excluding negligence in the pursuit of social activities in traffic accidents, violations of road traffic related act, and judical persons; hereinafter the same in this Section) by type of major offense in 2005, Table 3-5-2-1 shows the number of persons previously convicted (those previously sentenced to the death penalty, imprisonment, or fine by final judgment; hereinafter the same in this Section), their proportion (proportion of persons previously convicted to all persons prosecuted; hereinafter the same in this Section), and their status at the time of their offenses (under suspension of execution of sentence, on parole, or on bail).
By type of offense, the proportion of previously convicted persons exceeded 60% for those convicted for Stimulants Control Act violations and Physical Violence Act violations.
Among those who had previously been convicted, the proportion of prosecuted persons who were under suspension of execution of sentence at the time of their offense to all prosecuted persons was relatively high for those prosecuted for embezzlement and theft.
Table 3-5-2-1 Number of prosecuted persons who had previously been convicted, their proportion to all prosecuted persons and their status at the time of their offense, by type of major offense (2005)