Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017


Non-compliance with Act

37. (1) A failure by an individual to observe any provision of this Act shall not of itself—

(a) render him or her liable to any criminal or civil proceedings,

(b) prevent any criminal or civil proceedings relating to an offence from being instituted or prosecuted, or

(c) affect the lawfulness of—

(i) the custody of a person in relation to an offence, or

(ii) the admissibility of any evidence in a trial of a person for an offence.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), “criminal or civil proceedings” does not include disciplinary proceedings.