Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017
Application of Act
4. (1) The provisions of this Act shall not apply to a decision referred to in section 8(2)(c) , (d), (e) or (f) which is made before the commencement of the provisions concerned.
(2) The application of this Act is not dependent on the commission of an offence having to be established (nor is it dependent on establishing whether the person concerned suffered any harm caused by an offence).