A Step Towards Victim Justice System : Nepalese Perspective

Shanker Kumar Shrestha, Pairavi Prakashan, 2001, xviii, 316 p, bar-diagram, charts, tables, ISBN : 9993330124, $20.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Step Towards Victim Justice System : Nepalese Perspective/Shanker Kumar ShresthaContents: 1. Victim justice system : beginning of a new dialogue. 2. Evolution and conceptual development of victimology and its impact on Nepal. 3. Constitutional guarantee to the rights regarding criminal justice. 4. Criminal justice system vis-à-vis victim justice system-constitutional & statutory perception: A. Political criminalization. B. Constitutional patronage to accused or criminals. C. Post-crime victimization. D. Confused statutory provisions. 5. Human rights and crime-victims in the Nepalese constitutional perspective. 6. Findings and recommendations: A. Managerial schemes. B. Compensation programme. C. Victim/witness assistance programme. D. Statutory reforms. E. Setting the constitutional rights. Appendices: 1. Fundamental rights. 2. Declaration of basic principles of justice for victims of crime and abuse of power. 3. Declaration of the rights of man and of the citizens, 1789. 4. Universal declaration of human rights, 1948. 5. A statement of the rights of victims of crime. 6. List of withdrawal of state cases. Bibliography.
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