VICTIMS RIGHTS

The rights of victims of crime are determined and defined by the Criminal Procedure Act. The victim may report the crime to the police and/or the state attorney’s office. When reporting a crime, there is a duty of the institutions (police, state attorney’s office) to inform the victim about his/her rights so that he/she can exercise them during the proceedings.

The victim has the following rights:

The victim of the criminal offence against sexual freedom and the criminal offence of human trafficking, in addition to the rights that all victims have, also has the following rights:

The child victim of a criminal offence, in addition to the rights that all victims have, also has the following rights:

The victim of the criminal offence of violence intentionally committed has the right to financial compensation from the state budget in accordance with a special law.

The victim of a criminal offence for which the prescribed sentence is more than five years, who suffers serious consequences from that offence, has the right to professional assistance from a counsellor/advisor financed from the state budget with the submission of a claim for indemnification.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT VICTIMS RIGHTS

For more information on victims rights you can contact National Call Center for Victims of Crime 116 006.