Criminal Injuries Regulation (2014:327)

Original Language Title: Brottsskadeförordning (2014:327)

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2014:327

The scope of the



Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions on

criminal injuries compensation and criminal injuries compensation.



Criminal injuries compensation



section 2 of the application for criminal injuries compensation is done on a special

form. Application is filed to the crime victim compensation and support authority.



To the application, complaint, medical opinion and other

documents needed for trial. If

a person who has been convicted of offences referred to by the application or

sentenced to pay damages, should also be attached. If

police investigation has taken place, the other a description of the

damage is left.



paragraph 3 of the crime victim compensation and support authority may provide for

the amount of the basic allowance which, according to section 13, first subparagraph

criminal damage Act (2014:322) shall be made in determining

criminal injuries compensation. The amount will be calculated using the

the minimum deductible amount applicable in this country at

consumer insurance include protection against injury caused

of crime.



section 4 of the crime victim compensation and support authority pays out criminal injuries compensation

and reimbursement of expenses under the criminal damage Act

(2014:322).



section 5 Before criminal injuries compensation is paid to someone who

under the age of 18 years, the crime victim compensation and support authority, inform the

the chief guardian.



European criminal injuries compensation



Assisting authority



section 6 of the crime victim compensation and support authority is assisting authority under the

Article 3 of Council Directive 2004/80/EC of 29 april 2004

relating to compensation to crime victims, in the original

the wording.



paragraph 7 of Which the assisting authority shall

The crime victim compensation and support authority upon request



1. give the individual the basic information about how

another Member State of the European Union is applying for

compensation by the State for damage caused by the offence;



2. provide the specific application form in a

such a case can be made for the other State

authorities, and



3. give guidance on how the forms should be filled in and

which documents should I attach to my request.



section 8 Of applications for criminal injuries compensation is to be treated as

an application for a European criminal injuries compensation under section 36

criminal damage Act (2014:322), the crime victim compensation and support authority shall take

the measures necessary for the application of the individual shall

be dealt with by an authority of the other State.



§ 9 paragraph 37 Under criminal injuries Act (2014:322)

to the crime victim compensation and support authority, submit an application for a European

criminal injuries compensation to the authority in the other State

who is competent to deal with the case. At the handover,

a separate form must be used.



If the foreign authority requests additional

information from the applicant, the crime victim compensation and support authority at

request help him or her to leave such

information and submit them to the foreign authority.



section 10 if the foreign authority decides to keep

sitting in the case, the crime victim compensation and support authority upon request

leave the foreign authority such assistance that the applicant

can be consulted by telephone or by video conference.



Decision-making authority



section 11 of the crime victim compensation and support authority is the decision making authority under

Article 3 of Council Directive 2004/80/EC of 29 april 2004

relating to compensation to crime victims, in the original

the wording.



12 § When the crime victim compensation and support authority receives a

applications for criminal injuries compensation that has been transmitted from a

the assisting authority in another Member State of the European

the Union, the crime victim compensation and support authority as soon as possible



1. disclose the name of the official who is dealing with

the case,



2. issue a certificate that the application has been received, and



3. provide information on the processing time as the case can

may require.



The information and evidence referred to in the first subparagraph shall be sent to the

the individual and the foreign authority.



paragraph 13 of the crime victim compensation and support authority must notify the individual and

the assisting authority of the other Member State of the contents of

the decision by which the case is decided. Upon notification

a separate form must be used.