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Criminological Aspects On Customs Offences In Romania


  • Aurel Octavian Pasat

    () (U.C.C. from Moldova, Customs Inspector, Customs Border Galati-Giurgiulesti)


The study undertaken aims at analyzing and determining the status, structure and dynamics of crime in the customs sphere, stressing that the charging structure in customs crime contributes to the knowledge of numerical composition and morphology (forms of crime) crime in a particular period and into a specific geographical area, understanding the general condition, overall, or those particular detailing the phenomenon on various statistical indicators, based on which can be carried out comparative studies on certain periods to see trends and dynamic s of the whole and different parts, analytical, allowing the formulation of weather and detection determinants contributing to the commission of unlawful acts in the customs sphere. In the study they were used various research methods, including: analysis, synthesis, deduction, induction. In order to intensify the struggle with the phenomenon of crime in the customs sphere in the study are advanced some proposals to improve the legal framework incriminating. In the same row it was argued the need to shift prosecution competence as specialized subdivision besides the National Customs Authority in order to streamline the recording and investigation of customs offenses.

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  • Aurel Octavian Pasat, 2016. "Criminological Aspects On Customs Offences In Romania," Perspectives of Law and Public Administration, Societatea de Stiinte Juridice si Administrative (Society of Juridical and Administrative Sciences), vol. 5(1), pages 8-20, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:sja:journl:v:5:y:2016:i:1:p:8-20

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    customs offense; crime; customs authority; smuggling; border security; illegal trafficking.;

    JEL classification:

    • K14 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Criminal Law
    • K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law


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