Victims Rights and the Victims’ Charter
Irish and European law established minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime and ensures that those who have fallen victim of crime are recognised and treated with respect. You have a right to receive proper protection, support and access to justice. the documents below set out your rights as a victim of crime and the responsibilities in ensuring those rights are protected.
The Victims Charter
The purpose of the Victims Charter is to help you find the support you need when you become a victim of crime. The Charter also describes the Criminal Justice System so that you can understand what to expect.