Supreme Court directs NALSA to draft framework on Victim Compensation Scheme

Victim Compensation Scheme

The Supreme Court today asked the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) to draft a model framework for release of funds under the Victim Compensation Scheme by 31 December, 2017.

The Bench of Justices Madan Lokur and Deepak Gupta was hearing a plea filed by Senior Advocate Indira Jaising seeking details of compensation and other measures undertaken by states under Section 357A of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

The initial focus of the framework would be . . .

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