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NCJ Number: 149023 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Injuries Compensation Board: Annual Report, 1992-1993
Corporate Author: Manitoba Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: Manitoba Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 3N2, Canada
Sale Source: Manitoba Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
763 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 3N2,
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This annual report reviews general information about criminal injuries compensation in Manitoba and presents statistical graphs and tables, and a statement of claims costs paid by the Manitoba Criminal Injuries Compensation Board in fiscal year 1993.
Abstract: Any person who is an innocent victim of crime and sustains an injury, or anyone who is injured or killed while attempting to arrest any person, preserve the peace, or assist a Peace Office may file a claim with the Board. Benefits, similar to those paid under the Workers' Compensation Act, may be available to the victim and/or family. Claims may also cover expenses related to clothing, prescription drugs, broken eyeglasses, artificial limbs, and dental expenses related to the crime and victimization. Under the Act in Manitoba, there is no payment for pain or suffering of the victim. This report presents financial information on the Board's operations, statistical information, a list of the most frequent reasons for nonacceptance of claims, Schedule I of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act, and a description of victim/witness services. 5 tables and 4 figures
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Manitoba; Victim compensation; Victims of Crime
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