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Where does the money come from?

Compensation is paid from the Victims of Crime Fund. The fund includes money provided by Parliament, a proportion of fines paid by offenders, confiscated proceeds of crime, and a levy imposed on convictions and on expiation of offences (payment of on-the-spot-fines).

The scheme intends that, where possible, offenders should pay for the harm they have done. Accordingly, the Attorney-General can claim back from the offender compensation paid to victims from the Fund. Money recovered from the offender is paid into the fund.

Where does the money come from?  :  Last Revised: Fri Sep 20th 2019
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