R(JG) V CICAP  UKUT 84 The Applicant had been the victim of abuse by her partner, Y. Part of her claim included a specific incident in the kitchen of their home on or around 20 February 2006.On 18 September 2009 the CICA refused to make an award, on the grounds that there was no evidence that the Applicant had reported any previous acts of violence and that there had been some provocation by the Applicant. Consequently no award was appropriate by virtue of paragraph 13(d) of the Scheme. Full report here.
JF V FTT & CICA  UKUT 20 The Applicant had been assaulted in 2005 during various incidents of domestic violence. Her claim had been turned down by the CICA on the grounds that she had failed to cooperate with the police pursuant to paragraph 13(b) of the 2001 Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme. The matter came before the First Tier Tribunal on the 3rd September 2009 (the Applicant did not attend) who dismissed the appeal solely on the paragraph 13(b) grounds. The CICA had refused the claim on other grounds, but these were not raised in their hearing summary before the Tribunal. Full report here.
CR V FIRST TIER TRIBUNAL AND CICA  UKUT 388 (AAC) (25 October 2010) The Applicant was subjected to an assault in 2003. In response to a call from the Applicant on the morning following the incident, a police officer went to the house and took a statement from her which he recorded in his notebook. The Applicant identified H as one of her attackers and, after describing the assault, she said that she did not want to make an official complaint against H or her friend (another of the attackers). However she did want an officer to speak to them and instruct them that there would be a complaint of harassment made against them both if they harassed her again. Full report here.
HW (AP) V CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION APPEAL PANEL  ScotCS 138 The petitioner had suffered crimes of violence at the hands of her husband from 1985 to 1987, whom she divorced in 1992. She suffered a fractured skull and brain damage. Her application was refused by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board on the grounds that the matter had not been reported to the police and in any event, the alleged offender had not been prosecuted. However one of the petitioner’s daughters had made sexual abuse allegations against her father, for which he had been convicted and compensation was awarded by the Board. Full report here.
R V CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION BOARD EX PARTE SALT  EWHC ADMIN 652 The Applicant was assaulted on the 12th April 1996, having been injured as an innocent party in a dispute. He gave his name and address to the police, but made no substantive complaint. However having discovered that he had sustained a fractured arm he took legal advice. He then contacted the police again on the 8th May 1996. The police made enquiries but no-one was prosecuted. He applied for compensation on the 8th September 1996. Full report here.
REGINA V CICB EX PARTE A HOUSE OF LORDS 25TH MARCH 1999 A applied to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board in November 1991 for compensation claiming that in the course of a burglary at her house on the 25th May 1991, she had been assaulted, raped and buggered. The application was refused on the 31st August 1993. On the 14th February 1995 she was given permission to apply for judicial review of this decision. Her application was dismissed at first instance, and that decision was confirmed by the Court of Appeal. She then appealed to the House of Lords. Full report here.
R V CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION BOARD EX PARTE REID CO 4195-95 4th MARCH 1996 The Applicant was applying for judicial review of the CICB’s decision to refuse compensation for an assault by two women on the street, when she had jewellery taken from her and she was assaulted. She reported the incident to the police and when she came to make her CICB application, she gave the date of reporting the incident and the crime reference number. Full report here.
R V CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION BOARD EX PARTE COBB  PIQR P90 The Applicant made a claim to the CICB for compensation for injuries, which he claimed had been caused by an unknown assailant, and which caused him loss of consciousness. He told the CICB that he could not recall seeing any police officer at the scene. He also said that at hospital he recalled being told by the police that the CID would be coming see him, but that he was disorientated and did not recall being asked whether he wished to make a complaint. Several days later, when no-one from he went to the police and reported the matter. Full report here.
R V CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION BOARD EX PARTE POWELL UNREPORTED 16TH JULY 1993 The Applicant was the victim of an assault in December 1984. He was attacked by the husband of a disgruntled employee. The police attended the scene and the Applicant was taken to hospital. He was asked who had assaulted him, but he either gave no answer or a wrong answer, because he was afraid that the man might come back. There was no prosecution. The aftermath of the attack was catastrophic for the Applicant. He had a complete mental collapse, and had not worked since. Full report here.
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