victim"s charter an evaluation of pilot projects by Carolyn Hoyle

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StatementCarolyn Hoyle, Rod Morgan and Andrew Sanders.
SeriesResearch findings / Great Britain. Home Office. Research, Development and Statistics Directorate -- no.107, Research findings (Great Britain. Home Office. Research, Development and Statistics Directorate) -- no.107.
ContributionsMorgan, Rod., Sanders, Andrew, 1952-, Great Britain. Home Office. Research, Development and Statistics Directorate.
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The new title of this book, “Rebuilding your Life after Homicide” has been chosen because it reflects. (2pp sheet) In cartoon format, this publication provides information about the Charter of Victims Rights for young people. Information about investigation of the crime (PDF 60Kb) (2pp sheet) Explains Charter Right 4: A victim will, on request, be informed of the progress of the investigation of the crime, unless the disclosure might jeopardise.

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Tag Archives: Canadian Charter of Victims' Rights A Holistic Approach to Victims and Victimology To mark the publication of Victimology: A Canadian Perspective, author Jo-Anne Wemmers explains the emerging field of victimology and why the book’s victim-centred, holistic approach is important.

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VICTIMS CHARTER OF RIGHTS: 1. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE TREATED WITH FAIRNESS AND RESPECT FOR YOUR DIGNITY AND PRIVACY. IF YOU REPORT A CRIME TO THE POLICE YOU CAN EXPECT THAT - 1. The crime will be investigated; 2. If you have reported the crime by phoning the police, they will respond to your report as quickly as they can; 3.

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Victim Service Charter Principles The Department for Correctional Services (DCS) is committed to being responsible and accountable to meeting the rights and needs of victims of crime. To fulfill this commitment, our approach to service delivery and sustaining respectful relationships are sought to be achieved through the following service.

INFORMATION FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME iii Victims of crime face a situation of coping with the effects of a crime at the same time as participating in important processes for justice. This book provides information about victims’ rights, state-funded victim compensation and a directory of services to help victims deal with the effects of crime.

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