Presidency conclusions (Point 32 of the conclusions: V. Better access to justice in Europe) - Tampere European Council (15 and 16 October 1999)
Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the Economic and Social Committee on Crime victims in the European Union - 29/05/1999 - COM/99/0349 final
Council Framework Decision of 15 March 2001 on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings: 22/03/2001 - 32001F0220 - 2001/220/JHA.
Green paper on compensation to crime victims: 28.09.2001 - COM(2001) 536 final
Report from the Commission on the basis of Article 18 of the Council Framework Decision of 15 March 2001 on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings 16/02/2004 - COM (2004) 54 final/2.
Commission Staff Working Paper - Annex to the report on the basis of Article 18 - SEC/2004/102 [French only]
Council Directive relating to compensation to crime victims: 06/08/2004 - 2004/80/EC of 29 April 2004
Document on Crime Victims' rights: SCADplus (information repository on European Union policies, institutional questions, dialogue with the citizens, fact sheets and guides, database containing up-to-date documentary references)