Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) was created with the mandate to adequately evaluate and provide compensation to victims of crime and/or their dependants pursuant to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1999.
The Secretariat of the Board attends to the daily functioning of the Department by carrying out the administrative and clerical work. Their roles and functions include:
- Receiving applications for compensation by victims of crime and their dependants.
- Conducting casework assessments and evaluation of applications on behalf of the Board.
- Undertaking timely research and investigating all applications for compensation.
- Maintaining client information and client confidentiality.
- Advising clients and making referrals when necessary if a client issue cannot be addressed by the Board.
- Maintenance of all financial records related to the award of compensation to victims and/or their dependants and the operations of the CICB and its administrative department.
- Preparation and production of financial records in accordance with the established and approved accounting practices.
- Ensuring that all records are kept in accordance with the Financial Regulations contained within the Exchequer and Audit Act Chap. 69:01