A Monetary Amount Intended for the State to Provide Financial Assistance to Victims of Crime – Theoretical and Practical Aspects
27 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2018
Date Written: February 1, 2018
This paper deals with theoretical and practical aspects regarding the topic of a monetary amount intended for the state to provide financial assistance to victims of crime within the meaning of § 179g par. 2 letter b), § 307 par. 2 letter b) and § 309 par. 1 letter d) cr. procedure code. The theoretical part of this paper offers a detailed criminal law and criminological insight into this issue, the subsequent practical part concerns how often and in what cases the prosecution offices or the courts make use in practice of these types of diversion in criminal proceedings as a common practice and where they are used on the contrary only exceptionally, and how high the monetary amount for these purposes approximately is; all is based on the statistics related to the monetary amount intended for the state to provide financial assistance to victims of crime. The paper is concluded by a summary of the current situation and conclusions of the author arising from it.
Keywords: criminal proceedings, diversions, suspended postponement of a petition for punishment, suspension of criminal prosecution, settlement
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