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Act on compensation to victims of violent crime
(Crime Victims Compensation Act - OEG)

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Translation provided by the Language Service of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 11a des Gesetzes vom 2. Juni 2021 (BGBl. I S. 1387)
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Section 1Right to compensation
Section 2Grounds for refusal of compensation
Section 3Accumulation of entitlements
Section 3aCompensation in the case of crimes of violence abroad
Section 4Cost assumption
Section 5Transfer of statutory claims to damages
Section 6Responsibilities and Procedures
Section 6aResponsibilities of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Section 7Legal remedies
Section 8(Amendments of the Reich Insurance Code)
Section 9(Amendments of the Act on Compulsory Coverage)
Section 10Transitional provisions
Section 10aHardship provisions
Section 10b(repealed)
Section 10cTransitional arrangement
Section 10dTransitional provision
Section 11(Entry into force)