Protective Measures for Criminal Offenders with Mentally Disorder in Germany
According to § 19 Criminal Code of the Republic of China, an offense is not punishable if it is committed by a person who is mentally disorder or defects and, as a result, is unable or less able to judge his act or lack the ability to act according to his judgment. In comparison, the execution of custodial protection provided by § 87 is apparently less discussed by academics of traditional criminal law. Such matters might include the search of suitable place for accommodation, the evaluation before accommodation, goals to be achieved after treatment and other practical issues. Thus, this article aims to introduce german experiences, which might give some insights for the future development in Taiwan.