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Research Paper | Law | India | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024
Revisiting Victim Compensation in India
Manjinder Kaur | Dr. Arti 
Abstract: A colossal number of casualties are impacted by wrongdoing. Individuals endure hurt whether it be physical or social or it be financial they ought to be given admittance to equity. In the new many years it has been seen that effect of wrongdoing on casualties has removed their consideration of criminal regulations purview and the end that has come out that casualties ought to be treated with compassion and there fundamental privileges should be secured. In the present time understanding the point of view of casualties is arising as another part of criminal science otherwise called Victimology. The compensation to the victim of crime is big matter of concern; all over the world the condition of the victims of crime is not better. The function of compensation is simple, i.e. it serves to right of the victim what would else count as unlawful injuries to persons or their property. It has been stated under different provision of the Code of Criminal Procedure, The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 and Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. In this paper the focus is given on understanding the perspective of victims, need for victim compensation, Indian provisions and statutes and the judicial trend related to the victim compensation.
Keywords: Basic Rights, Compensation, Empathy, Perspective, Victimology
Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,
Pages: 409 - 412