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Regulation (2007:1171) With Instruction For Crime Victim Compensation And Support Authority

Original Language Title: Förordning (2007:1171) med instruktion för Brottsoffermyndigheten

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section 1 of the crime victim compensation and support authority's task is to promote victims '

rights, pay attention to their needs and interests and to be

an information and knowledge centre for victims issues.

Regulation (2010:1888).

2 § in addition to that resulting from the Act (1994:419) if

Crime Victims Fund, criminal injuries Act (2014:322), regulation

(1994:426) about crime victims fund and criminal injuries regulation

(2014:327), the crime victim compensation and support authority

1. actively promote the affected are aware of the possibilities

to criminal injuries compensation and on the possibilities for a contribution

from the crime victims fund,

2. through outreach work to authorities,

other stakeholders and the public will get a better understanding of

crime victim issues,

3. to contribute to improving the conditions for cooperation in

victims issues among different stakeholders in society,

4. provide information, guidance and advice in crime victim issues

as well as taking advantage of the views and experiences of those who

victims of crime,

5. participation in international cooperation on

victims of the area,

6. on behalf of the State recover the amount paid

criminal injuries compensation and otherwise represent the State in and

outside the Court in respect of the claims referred to in 28, 33 and

37 of the criminal damage Act, and

7. gender, children and youth perspectives

by highlighting in its activities, taking into account conditions

based on age and gender.

Unless there are special reasons against it, the authority shall

account statistics, studies and analyses with sex

overall format. Regulation (2014:328).

paragraph 3 of the crime victim compensation and support authority shall be the contact authority in questions

concerning Council Directive 2004/80/EC of 29 april 2004 on

compensation to crime victims.


section 4 of the crime victim compensation and support authority is headed by a head of Government.

Special bodies

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

section 5 under the criminal damage Act (2014:322) is available on

The crime victim compensation and support authority a specific decision-making bodies that are referred to

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and responsible

to determine cases according to the first paragraph of section 22 of the criminal damage Act

and other matters which, by law, must be determined by the Board.

Regulation (2014:328).

section 6 of the Board consists of a Chairman, two Vice-Chairmen and

three other members. For each Member, except the Chairperson shall

There may be a replacement. According to section 22, second paragraph

criminal damage Act (2014:322) should the President and vice

the Chairmen of the Board be or have been regular

judge. Regulation (2014:328).

section 7 of the Board is a quorum of four members. Of these,

the Chairman or one of the two Vice-Presidents and at least

two other members or substitutes for them to be present.

If it is found to be dissenting opinions in a discussion

the provisions of Chapter 16 of the. the code of judicial procedure concerning the vote in

civil cases shall apply. The Chairman shall, however, have their say


Rules of procedure of the Board may decide, in a more detailed regulations on the

their working methods and procedures.

The National Council for crime victims fund

section 8 By the crime victim compensation and support authority is a Council that is referred to the Council

for crime victims fund and has the task to examine questions relating to

grants from the Fund for compensation of violent offences under the Act (1994:419) if

Crime Victims Fund and Regulation (1994:426) of victims of crime Fund.

§ 9 the Council consists of the Director-General as Chairman and seven

other members.

section 10 of the Council has a quorum if the Chairman and four other

Members are present. The Council may, in the rules of procedure or in

specific decisions to hand over to the Director General or any

another employee to determine such matters that are of that kind

they don't need to be examined by the Council. Applications for grants to

research projects shall be examined by the Council.

The Council may, in an order closer to decide regulations on

their working methods and procedures.

Positions and assignments

section 11 of the Director-General is the head of Government.

section 12 of the members and alternates of the Board of

criminal injuries compensation and members of the Council of

crime victims fund designated by the Government for a fixed period of time.

Staff disciplinary board

13 § When the crime victim compensation and support authority, there shall be a

staff disciplinary board.

Applicability of certain regulations

section 14 crime victim compensation and support authority shall apply

the staff representatives Ordinance (1987:1101).