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Publication date: Thursday, 21 September 2017
The Sentencing Council has released a consultation paper on victims' involvement in sentencing [PDF, 712 KB].
The consultation paper raises questions about the nature and extent of victims' involvement in sentencing, minimising victims' distress in proceedings, and who can be considered a victim and make a victim impact statement.
The submission period is open until Friday, 10 November 2017.
For more information, including how to make a submission, please visit the Sentencing Council website.
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