Statutory guidance

HMRC EU Directives: EU Victims Directive 2012/29/EU

HMRC responsibilities for standards on the rights, support and protections of victims of crime - EU Victims Directive 2012/29/EU



The EU Victims’ Directive 2012/29/EU was adopted by the UK in 2012 and all European Union (EU) member states must fully implement the directive by November 2015. The aim of the directive is to promote improved standards on the entitlements, support and protection available to victims of crime across the EU.

Published 11 February 2016