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Victim Notification Scheme - Long-Term Offenders, Short-Term Sex Offenders and Offenders with Extended Sentences: Guidance for Victims

DescriptionGuidance for victims of long-term offenders, short-term sex offenders and short-trem offenders with extended sentences who are considering joining the Victim Notification Scheme
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateSeptember 17, 2008


ISBN 978 0 7559 5745 3

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Information for Victims

What the Victim Notification Scheme is

Who can take part in the Victim Notification Scheme

When offenders can be released:
• Long-term offenders
• Short-term extended sentence offenders
• Long-term extended sentence offenders
• Short-term sex offenders
• Offenders sentenced to life imprisonment
• Child offenders
• Recalls to custody
• Appeals
• Home Detention Curfew

What information you can receive
• Part 1
• Part 2

Questions about the Victim Notification Scheme

Who you can contact for more help and information

Relatives who can take part in the Victim Notification Scheme

Further copies of this document are available, on request, in audio and large print formats and in community languages, please contact: 0131 244 2213

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