Victims of crime
This page contains links to information in relation to victims of crime.
Mental Health Tribunal
- Tribunal victims policy. Practice Guidance on Procedures Concerning Handling Representations from Victims in the First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health) (1/7/11) — This guidance sets out the procedures for handling representations from victims. In force 1/7/11.
- Form T144: Victim's representations to the Tribunal — This form allows the victim to provide representations on: (1) the tribunal's decision: (a) whether the patient should, in the event of their discharge or release from detention, be subject to any conditions; (b) if so, what particular conditions should be imposed, and (c) if the patient is already subject to a conditional discharge, whether the same or different conditions are now required; (2) disclosure of representations to the patient; (3) victim's attendance at the hearing.
- Tribunals Service, 'Information for Victims' (November 2009). This is not a current form.
- Legislation amending MHA 1983 • Other useful legislation. Domestic Violence Crime and Victims Act 2004 — This Act amends the MHA 1983, CPIA 1964 etc.
- Domestic Violence Crime and Victims Act 2004 applies to unrestricted criminal patients. This describes a change made by the MHA 2007.
- Victims' rights to make representations and receive information. Summary of rights under DVCVA 2004.
- Ministry of Justice, 'Code of Practice for Victims of Crime' (October 2013)† Need to update this link.