|Group of Specialists on remedies for crime victims (CJ-S-VICT)|
■ Last meeting, 5-7 November 2007
■ Second meeting, 17-20 September 2007
■ First meeting, 21-22 May 2007
direct result of the Resolution on “Victims of Crime” adopted at the 27th
Conference of the European Ministers of Justice in 2006 which contained
specific and distinctive recommendations as regards the future work in
the field, the Group of Specialists on remedies for crime victims (CJ-S-VICT)
was created. The Group’s terms of reference were adopted by the
Committee of Ministers in January 2007.
3 meetings in 2007, the Group analysed legislation and practices of
member states concerning civil, administrative and other remedies
available to victims of crime and identify good practices. It also
examined the issue of compensation of damage inflicted on victims of
terrorism offences, in particular the functioning of public and private
insurance schemes. The results of this work were presented in a report at the end of 2007.
This report on “non-criminal remedies for crime victims” is to be officialy published in the course of 2009.
•Terms of reference – CJ-S-VICT (2007)1
•Background documents on issues related to victims – CJ-S-VICT (2007) 2 rev.2