Association for Victims Support Chiayi Branch
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At present, our criminal case policy values much on the protection work on the victim of criminal, thus set up the "Act Governing Protection of Victims of Crimes," officially promulgated under the President order on May 27 1998 and took effect on Oct.1 1998. The "Enforcement Rules of the Act Governing Protection of Victims of Crimes" and the "Articles of Victims of Criminal Protection Association Donation and Organization" were also promulgated by the Ministry of Justice on Sep 20, 1998 and Jan. 21,1999 respectively. According to the rule 29 of the protection law for the victims of criminal, the association was established on Jan 29,1999 by the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Interior Affairs, also registered as a legal unit at Taiwan Taipei District Court, under the guidance and supervision of the Ministry of Justice to be in charge of the protection work for the family member of victim of criminal behavior or critically injured victim in Taiwan Province, Fukien, Kingmen and Lien Jian areas.
The association based on the helping each other spirit, to assist those victim family suffered by other people's criminal behavior to solve their problems, relieve pain, rebuild lives, so as to maintain the peace of society.
- Honor director
Branch association sets one honor director, without payment, assigned the job to each district court inspect division chief prosecutor, serve three years as a term. Our branch association honor director has assigned to ChiaYi District Court chief prosecutor Sung, Kuo-Ye.
- Committee and Standing Committee
- Working Staff
The branch association staff: executive secretary, accountant, general secretary, all part-time. Now full-time working staff jointly assist the branch association in development of protection for victims of crime.
- Protection Volunteers
The branch association in the third year has selected 28 protection volunteers for victims of crime to assist the branch association in proceeding the protection work such as interview and comfort the victim cases within the district area.
- Severe injury to victim of criminal behavior
According to Article 10 Paragraph 4 of the Criminal Code, serious injury means destroying the ability of vision, hearing, speaking, tasting, smelling, or function of limbs, reproductive organs and other serious injury on body or health which is incurred or not easy to recover.
- The family of dead victim of criminal behavior.The order is as follow:
- In paragraphs 2-4 of previous item, the survivors are limited to dependents of the victim.
- Person in Paragraph 2, if deliberately or by false causing death of victim or survivors is not protected.
Those who suffer attack or major accident, creating homelessness warranting accommodation and assistance in finding housing, (e.g. provided by government, social welfare institutes or other appropriate places).
IV.Branch address book:
Address:：2nd Floor,No.286, Linsen E. Rd., East District, Chiayi City 60072
Tel.: 05-2713509 fax: 05-2713938