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Victims' Special Claims Tribunal

The Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal hears victims’ claims and decides whether they are entitled to any compensation.

Christmas & New Year office hours

  • Close: 3pm, Wednesday 24 December 2014
  • Open: 9am, Monday 5 January 2015

 

The Victims' Special Claims Tribunal hears claims from victims of crime and decides whether they are entitled to compensation.

When a prisoner or offender is awarded compensation for wrongs that occur in the corrections or criminal justice systems, their victims have the opportunity to make a claim.

A victim's claim for compensation isn't restricted to the amount of money held in the trust account and compensation awarded may exceed the amount in the account.

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