Statutory guidance

The code of practice for victims of crime and supporting public information materials

Code of practice governing services to be provided in England and Wales to victims of criminal conduct which occurred in England and Wales.

Documents

Information for Victims of Crime

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Gwybodaeth ar gyfer dioddefwyr troseddau

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Information for victims of crime (print version)

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The code of practice for victims of crime

The code of practice for victims of crime - Welsh version

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The code of practice for victims of crime - easy read

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The victims code poster

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Victims code leaflet and poster print files

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Other resources

The Victims’ Code: u18s

Audio version of the code of practice

The Code of Practice for Victims of Crime forms a key part of the wider Government strategy to transform the criminal justice system by putting victims first, making the system more responsive and easier to navigate. Victims of crime should be treated in a respectful, sensitive and professional manner without discrimination of any kind.

They should receive appropriate support to help them, as far as possible, to cope and recover and be protected from re-victimisation.

The code of practice governs the services to be provided in England and Wales by organisations in the criminal justice system.

Further information

Get support as a victim of crime