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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 29: Meaning of victim

This section defines a victim, sets out other people to be treated as a victim (for example where a person has died or is incapacitated) and circumstances where this would not apply.  It enables the Charter to set out who are family members for this purpose.

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