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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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State Compensation for Criminal Injuries

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David MiersProfessor of Law and Director of the Centre for Professional Legal Studies at Cardiff Law School

ISBN13: 9781854315052
ISBN: 1854315056
Published: December 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £47.49

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With effect from 1st April 1996, the Government intends thats the new tariff-based scheme for compensating victims of crimes of violence will come into force. This scheme, authorized by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1995, replaces the common law basis of assessment used under the old scheme, and greatly reduces the discretion formerly exercised by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board.;The new book deals with the new scheme's procedures, conditions of eligibility, the definition of criminal injury, the range of qualifying, injuries and of eligible persons and the assessment of compensation. operation since 1964. . Full statutory and related texts are also included.

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Personal Injury Law
Creating the criminal injuries compensation scheme
applications and awards
hearing, reviews and appeals
criminal injuries: victimizing events
defining and proving a personal injury
eligible persons
assessment of compensation