Federal Criminal Court Of Switzerland
The Federal Criminal Court of Switzerland (FCC; German: Bundesstrafgericht, French: Tribunal pénal fédéral, Italian: Tribunale penale federale; Romansh: Tribunal federal penala) is the court of first instance in cases subject to federal criminal jurisdiction in Switzerland. It was created in 2002 in the course of a wide-ranging reform of the Swiss federal judiciary. Most of its judgements can be appealed to the Swiss Federal Supreme Court.
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... The court took up its work on 4 April 2004 in Bellinzona ... It is the first Swiss federal authority based in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino ...
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