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Victims and witnesses to be better protected by criminal justice system

Wed, 30 Jul 2014


Modernising the Island's criminal justice system will ensure victims and witnesses receive better treatment.

The Department of Home Affairs is currently considering a range of new measures; including a Victims Code and changes to court processes for young people.

Minister Juan Watterson says there's some work to be done - particularly with removing low level offences from the court system. He says there is one ultimate goal:

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