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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Schedule 3: Disclosure of Information: Victim and Witness Support Services and Victim Information Schemes

Schedule 3 of the Act contains provisions enabling the police and Public Prosecution Service to share relevant information with specified support service providers, the Department of Justice and the Probation Board for Northern Ireland.  This will enable victims and witnesses to be informed about available support services and information schemes.  The schedule also deals with the unauthorised sharing of information.

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