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Case Law [2021] UKSC 27 (09/07/2021)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts United Kingdom Supreme Court

Date: 07/09/2021

Subject: The decision of the United Kingdom Supreme Court, in which the Court finds not in contrast with articles 4 and 14 of the ECHR the national norm excluding compensation through a national fund for victims of crimes when the applicants – in this specific case victims of human being trafficking – have been subject of a conviction for which it has not yet passed the term provided for by the “Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974”, which allows the cancellation of such measure from the personal criminal record

Parties: A and B (Appellants) v Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and another (Respondents)

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 5 Trafficking in human beings - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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