Escaping dog not a “crime of violence” for purposes of criminal injuries compensation – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted February 5th, 2014 in criminal injuries compensation, dogs, news by sally

‘When considering whether to award compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, the board must rest its determination of “crime of violence” on the act causing the injury, not its consequences. A breach of the provisions of the Dangerous Dogs Act is not necessarily a “crime of violence”.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 5th February 2014