Criminal injuries compensation

Criminal compensation applications urged a year on from lifting of same household rule

People who may be eligible for criminal injuries compensation following the removal of the same household rule last year have been urged to apply in the next year.

Published 9 June 2021

Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal to double in size

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal will double in size as part of landmark reforms aimed at better serving victims of violent crimes.

Published 21 April 2021

Judicial review to argue child should receive funding for criminal compensation claim appeal

A child who suffered catastrophic brain injuries in a criminal assault should receive funding for expert reports and legal representation to support his appeal for greater compensation, a legal challenge will argue.

Published 14 December 2020

Court of Appeal: Criminal injuries compensation scheme not procedurally unfair

The Court of Appeal has ruled on two appeals relating to the procedural fairness of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal.

Published 7 December 2020

Lawyers invited to join Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal

Practising barristers and solicitors have been invited to apply for part-time positions on the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal.

Published 14 August 2020

Same household rule removed from criminal injuries compensation scheme

The same household rule has been removed from Northern Ireland's criminal injuries compensation scheme, Justice Minister Naomi Long announced today.

Published 9 June 2020