Details of Treaty No.116

European Convention on the Compensation of Victims of Violent Crimes
Title European Convention on the Compensation of Victims of Violent Crimes
Reference ETS No.116
Opening of the treaty Strasbourg, 24/11/1983  - Treaty open for signature by the member States and for accession by non-member States
Entry into Force 01/02/1988  - 3 Ratifications.
Summary

This Convention puts upon States that become a Party to it the obligation to compensate the victims of intentional and violent offences resulting in bodily injury or death. The obligation to compensate is limited to offences committed on the territory of the State concerned, regardless of the nationality of the victim.

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