Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
A person injured in a crime can avail himself or herself of measures to compensate for the harm sustained and to promote rehabilitation. Compensation may be in the form of:
In the event of the victim’s death, his or her parents and dependants can receive compensation and his or her close relations are entitled to psychotherapeutic rehabilitation services. In addition, funeral expenses and expenses incurred to transport the remains and clean the crime scene are reimbursed to the person who paid them. As part of the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, the Direction de l'indemnisation des victimes d'actes criminels (IVAC) is responsible for analyzing and processing claims for compensation.
Close relations The following persons are considered to be close relations of the deceased victim:
Dependants The following persons are considered to be dependants of the deceased victim:
The Crime Victims Compensation Act applies only to crimes committed since March 1, 1972.
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