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Victims and witnesses of crime

This advice applies to Scotland

Coronavirus- going to court

Attendance at court by most witnesses and victims is suspended.
There is more information on the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service website.

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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