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Topic: Victims’ Code

New Victims’ Code comes into force – “a positive step forward for victims”

The Victims' Commissioner welcomes the government commitment to consult on a Victims Law as she announces new research looking into victims' recent experience of the Code.

The Victims’ Commissioner welcomes the new Victims Code as a “positive step forward for victims”

Dame Vera Baird said she was “pleased” to see the government had acted upon her suggestions and she looked forward to working with the government on how the Code could be promoted and agencies held to account with the introduction of a Victims’ Law.