The failure of criminal injuries compensation schemes for victims of intra-familial abuse: the example of Queensland

 
Author(s)Forster, Christine
Title The failure of criminal injuries compensation schemes for victims of intra-familial abuse: the example of Queensland
Source Torts Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2, June 2002 , pp. 143-166.
Date 2002
Document type Journal article
Coverage Queensland, Australia
Summary Discusses the development of statutory compensation schemes for victims of crime in Queensland including their operation and limitations. Issues examined include: domestic violence; criminal conviction of offenders; related acts of violence; bodily injury; nervous shock; victims of sexual assault.
Keywords Compensation; criminal injuries compensation schemes; intra-familial abuse; Queensland; statutory compensation; limitations; domestic violence; offender conviction; related acts; bodily injury; nervous shock; familial abuse.
Topic

Compensation; domestic violence