Regulations 2007 No.11 of 2007 Victims of Crime Assistance Regulations
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Victims o f Crime Assistance Regulations (3) The standard amount for a compensable injury is: (a) for an injury described in Schedule 3, column 1 - the amount, or an amount within the range, specified opposite the injury in Schedule 3, column 2; or (b) for another injury - the standard amount that may be awarded for the most similar compensable injury. Notes fo r regulation 16(3) 1. Under regulations 18 and 19, the standard amount that may be awarded for compensable injuries may be limited or reduced in certain circumstances. 2. Under regulation 22, a victim may apply for an award for each compensable injury instead o f an award o f the standard amount for domestic violence injuries. PART 5 - AWARDS OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE 17. Award for compensable violent act without evidence of injury If the eligible victim of a compensable violent act does not give the assessor evidence of an actual injury, the assessor may award the victim only the minimum standard amount for the category of the compensable violent act. Note Under section 10(4) o f the Act, the eligible victim of a compensable violent act may apply for an award for the mere commission o f the violent act or for the compensable injuries suffered as a direct result of the violent act. 18. Award for multiple compensable injuries (1) If an eligible victim has suffered more than 1 injury as a result of the same violent act, the standard amount that may be awarded for all the injuries is the total of the following amounts: (a) the standard amount for the victim's most serious injury; (b) 30% of the standard amount for the victim's second most serious injury; (c) if there are more than 2 injuries - 15% of the standard amount for the victim's third most serious injury. (2) For subregulation (1): (a) the victim's most serious injury is the injury, or 1 of the injuries, for which is prescribed the highest standard amount out of all the victim's injuries (the "first amount"); and
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