Victims of crime
Defines what a victim of crime is. Signposts crime victims’ rights; services and supports for victims; compensation; and relevant legislation.
Outlines the main rights of a person who has been the victim of a crime.
Find out about the two main ways for victims of crime to get compensation.
An outline of services available to support victims of crime.
The relationship between victims of crime and the Garda Siochana.
The relationship between victims of crime and the State Prosecution Service.
There are a number of support systems in place to encourage and support victims if they attend court. Find out about these services.
The relationship between victims and the prison system
As a victim, you may come into contact with the Probation Service. What you can do if your expectations are not met.
Relationship between victims of crime and the coroner when there is an enquiry into a death in Ireland.
Legislation that has been implemented to protect and support victims of crime.