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Victims and witnesses of crime

This advice applies to Scotland

There is information about support for victims and witnesses of crime on the website. This includes information about:

  • where to get support after a crime
  • how to get support at court
  • practical information about how the criminal justice system works
  • information about specific criminal offences.

There is also information on about the Victim Notification Scheme. This scheme allows some victims of crime to get information about the release of a prisoner or when a prisoner is being considered for parole.

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