Victims definition

Victims rights agency" means a public agency, or part thereof,
Victims means persons who, individually or collectively, have suffered harm, including physical or mental injury, emotional suffering, economic loss or substantial impairment of their fundamental rights, through acts or omissions that are in violation of criminal laws operative within Member States, including those laws proscribing criminal abuse of power.
Victims means natural persons who have suffered harm as a result of the commission of any crime within the jurisdiction of the Court;

Examples of Victims in a sentence

  • Victims should be given as much control as is reasonably possible over decisions regarding how any investigation will be progressed and any support that they will be offered;• the nature of the alleged incident(s), including: whether a crime may have been committed and consideration of harmful sexual behaviour;• the ages and developmental stages of the children involved;• any power imbalance between the children.

  • Will comply with the requirements of Section 106(g) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended (22 U.S.C. 7104) which prohibits grant award recipients or a sub-recipient from (1) Engaging in severe forms of trafficking in persons during the period of time that the award is in effect (2) Procuring a commercial sex act during the period of time that the award is in effect or (3) Using forced labor in the performance of the award or subawards under the award.

  • Employment Standards Code Amendment Act (Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence, Leave for Serious Injury or Illness and Extension of Compassionate Care Leave) (Bill 8)Public presentations, JU19–20Canadian Labour Congress.

  • You may contact the services or hotline listed below if you think that you may be a victim of trafficking:•Emergencies: 911 •Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network (WARN): 206-245-0782 •Office of Crime Victims Advocacy Web site or Hotline: 1-800-822-1067 or on the Web at www.commerce.wa.gov/site/247/default.aspx.

  • The 2008 Food and Energy Security Act, also known as the Farm Bill, directed the establish- ment within the USDA of a voluntary, independent, third-party monitoring and verification program that would certify whether an agricultural product imported or sold in the United States is produced by forced labor or child labor.Section 3205 of the Farm Bill, which contains language related to child labor, was developed to facilitate implementa- tion of the directives of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.


More Definitions of Victims

Victims rights agency" means a public agency, or part thereof, the primary responsibility of which is providing services, including but not limited to food, shelter, or clothing, medical, psychiatric, psychological or legal services or referrals, information and referral services, counseling and support services, or financial services to victims of crimes, including victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, violent crime, child endangerment, child abuse or child neglect, and the Victims of Crime Compensation Board, established pursuant to P.L.1971, c.317 (C.52:4B-1 et seq.) and continued as the Victims of Crime Compensation Office pursuant to P.L.2007, c.95 (C.52:4B-3.2 et al.) and Reorganization Plan No. 001-2008.
Victims rights agency" means a public agency, or part thereof, the primary responsibility of which is providing services, including, but not limited to, food, shelter, or clothing, medical, psychiatric, psychological or legal services or referrals, information and referral services, counseling and support services, or financial services to victims of crimes, including victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, violent crime, child endangerment, child abuse or child neglect, and the Victims of Crime Compensation Board, established pursuant to P.L.1971,
Victims means persons who, individually or collectively, have suffered harm, including physical or mental injury, emotional suffering, economic loss or substantial impairment of their fundamental rights, through acts or omissions that do not yet constitute violations of national criminal laws but of internationally recognized norms relating to human rights.
Victims means persons who, individually or collectively, have suffered harm, including physical or mental injury, emotional suffering, economic loss or substantial impairment of their fundamental rights, through acts or omissions that are in violation of criminal laws operative within Member States, including those laws proscribing criminal abuse of power. A person may be considered a victim, under this Declaration, regardless of whether the perpetrator is identified, apprehended, prosecuted or convicted and regardless of the familial relationship between the perpetrator and the victim. The term ‘victim’ also includes, where appropriate, the immediate family or dependants of the direct victim and persons who have suffered harm in intervening to assist victims in distress or to prevent victimization”.
Victims means persons who individually or collectively [DELETE: alleged to have] suffered harm, including physical or mental injury, emotional suffering, economic loss or substantial impairment of their human rights, [DELETE: including environmental rights], through acts or omissions in the context of business activities [DELETE: of a transnational character]. Where appropriate, and in accordance with domestic law, the term "victim" also includes the immediate family or dependents of the direct victim and persons who have suffered harm in intervening to assist victims in distress or to prevent victimization.
Victims means any persons or group of persons who individually or collectively have suffered or have alleged to have suffered human rights violation or abuse as defined in Article 1 paragraph 2 below. Where appropriate, and in accordance with domestic law, the term “victim” also includes the immediate family or dependents of the direct victim.
Victims means natural persons who have suffered harm as a result of the commission of any crime to which this Convention applies;