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Title: Ontario Criminal Injuries Compensation Board Administering the Compensation for Victims of Crime Act, 1971 for the Fiscal Year April 1, 1980 to March 31, 1981 - The Twelfth Report
Corporate Author: Ontario Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 66
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Ontario Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Y8, Canada
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: The twelfth report of the Ontario Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (Canada) highlights decisions made by the board for the period April 1, 1980, to March 31, 1981.
Abstract: The board functions under the Compensation for Victims of Crime Act, 1971, which requires that the board consider an award for injuries to victims of crime when there is adequate and reliable evidence. In addition, the board is required to consider all relevant circumstances including the victim's behavior at the time of the incident and the victim's cooperation with law enforcement agencies. The board holds hearings in various locations to facilitate applicants and to generate a better understanding of the board's work across the province. The report presents a summary of applications and disposition, consolidated summary of awards, and a summary of decisions for fiscal year April 1, 1980, to March 31, 1981. Tables are included.
Index Term(s): Ontario; Victim compensation
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