Definition and rights of a victim of a criminal offence
Know the rights guaranteed to victims of a criminal offense (crime) by the Act to assist persons who are victims of criminal offences and to facilitate their recovery.
Financial assistance and leaves of absence
Apply for compensation for damage, financial assistance and leaves of absence at the court, the IVAC, the CNESST, the SAQ or the Autorité des marches financiers, according to the crime suffered
Deciding whether to report a crime to the police
Know the information that can help a victim decide whether to report the crime to the police.
Stages and participation in the criminal court process
Find out more about the stages in the criminal court process, from the complaint filed with the police to the outcome of the trial, and about your role in the process.
Last update: March 22, 2023