oa News and Views for Magistrates - Victims' charter approved
|Article Title||Victims' charter approved|
|© Publisher:||University of Cape Town|
|Journal||News and Views for Magistrates|
|Publication Date||Mar 2005|
Extracted from text ... Victims' charter approved Cabinet approved the South African Service's Charter for Victims of Crime on 1 December 2004. It contains the following seven victims' rights: the right to information, the right to protection, the right to assistance, the right to be treated with fairness and with respect for your dignity and privacy, the right to compensation and the right to restitution. It aims to instil in the people of South Africa an improved sense of security, empowerment and trust in the processes played out in our courts. The Minister of Justice mentioned that the Charter is consistent with the ..
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