Office For Victims Of Crime
- Attorney General
3RD FLOOR, 700 BAY STREET
- (416) 326-1682
- (416) 326-4497
- VICTIMS' BILL OF RIGHTS ACT, S.O. 1995, C. 6, S. 5.1 (opens a new window)
The office will advise the Attorney General on ways to ensure that the principles of the Victims' Bill of Rights are respected. It will also provide advice on the development, implementation and maintenance of provincial standards for services for victims of crime, on the use of the Victims' Justice Fund to provide and improve services for victims of crime, on research and education on the treatment of victims of crime and ways to prevent further victimization, and on matters of legislation and policy on the treatment of victims of crime and on the prevention of further victimization.
The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints such number of members as considered appropriate and designates a chair and vice-chair of the office from among the members of the office.
There is no limitation in legislation.
- The office is operated on a full-time basis. The Board meets once per month or at the call of the Chair.
Appointees to the Office for Victims of Crime are remunerated on a per diem basis as follows: Chair: $350; Vice-Chair: $300; Member: $250.