Notice of end of process for making and determining victims’ claims

Below is a list of offenders who have been awarded compensation and the funds have now been paid out.

George Whichman

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to part 2, (subpart2) of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005 (“the Act”), compensation awarded to George Whichman was paid to the Secretary for Justice on 4 October 2019, and the surplus, was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on 10 October 2019 on behalf of George Whichman to enable any victims of that offender to make claims against it.

AND THAT on 19 October 2019, notice was given by publication in the daily newspapers in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin and on 25 October 2019 on the website of the Ministry of Justice, of the sum of money paid into the Trust Account, and the entitlement of Victims of the offender to claim against this money and the manner to do so.

UNDER section 32(1)(b) of the Act, the Secretary for Justice has now paid out all of the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of George Whichman.

FURTHER queries should be directed to:

The Secretary
Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal
DX SX 11159
WELLINGTON 6011
Ph: 04 462 6660
Fax: 04 462 6686

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