ICCL Guide for Lawyers on the Victims Directive and the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017

The ICCL Guide for Lawyers on the Victims Directive and the Irish Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 was published on EU Victims of Crime Day, the 22nd of February 2018. The Guide, drafted by Maria McDonald BL, forms part of the EU funded training programme for lawyers on victim’s rights which has been developed by the ICCL, The Bar of Ireland and the Law Society of Ireland, with the support of the Victims’ Rights Alliance. The Guide has been translated by the projects international partners, the HRMI in Lithuania, the Peace Institute in Slovenia, APAV in Portugal and the Ministry of Justice in Hungary and will be adapted to the law in each of these jurisdictions. The projects associate partners are Victim Support Europe and PICUM. It is a free resource for lawyers and persons working with victims of crime within Ireland and the EU. The Guide on the Victims Directive and the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 is available at Guide on the Victims Directive and Victims Act Feb 2018

 

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