Wednesday, 29 April 2009

EU: Crime victims (new documents)

We add a few complementary references to Commission documents concerning the standing of crime victims and compensation to victims of crime, which we wrote about in an earlier blog post: EU: Victims of crime & compensation (8 April 2009).




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Standing of crime victims

Press release

Commission adopts report on implementation of framework decision on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings (21 April 2009; IP/09/549)

The Commission has adopted the report on the implementation of Council Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA of 15 March 2001 on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings. This report was drawn up in accordance with Article 18 of the Framework Decision.



Report

The documents – COM or SEC – can be found through the Eur-Lex web portal’s pages on preparatory acts.




Brussels, 20.4.2009
COM(2009) 166 final
REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION
pursuant to Article 18 of the Council Framework Decision of 15 March 2001 on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings (2001/220/JHA)
[SEC(2009) 476]



Staff working document


Brussels, 20.4.2009
SEC(2009) 476
COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Accompanying document to the COMMISSION'S REPORT based on article 18 of the Council Framework Decision of 15 March 2001 on standing of victims in criminal proceedings [COM(2009)166 final]

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Compensation for crime victims

European Union makes it easier for crime victims to obtain compensation (21 April 2009¸IP//09/548)

The Commission has adopted the Report on the application of Council Directive 2004/80/EC of 29 April 2004 relating to compensation to crime victims, which aims to make it easier for victims to obtain compensation in cross-border situations. The report was produced in accordance with Article 19 of the Directive.


Summary on crime victims

Report on the implementation of the Directive on compensation to crime victims (21 April 2009; MEMO/09/159)
Directive 2004/80/EC
Summary for the attention of Vice-President J. Barrot



Report


Brussels, 20.4.2009
COM(2009) 170 final
REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE on the application of Council Directive 2004/80/EC relating to compensation to crime victims
[SEC(2009) 495]


Staff working document

Brussels, 20.4.2009
SEC (2009) 495
COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT
accompanying document
TO THE REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE on the application of Council Directive 2004/80/EC relating to compensation to crime victims
[COM (2009) 170 final]



Ralf Grahn