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Criminal Justice Assistance Reimbursement Scheme

If you lose property or income as a result of giving evidence in a trial or helping police, you can apply to be reimbursed under the Criminal Justice Reimbursement Scheme.

If you lose property or income as a result of giving evidence in a trial or helping police, you can apply to be reimbursed under the Criminal Justice Assistance Reimbursement Scheme.

The scheme provides compensation for people who have been victimised and suffered loss as a direct result of being called to give evidence in a criminal case that is punishable by imprisonment.

It also compensates people who help police by reporting a crime or providing information, and subsequently suffer victimisation and material loss.