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It is the intent of the Legislature to provide a method of compensating those persons who are innocent victims of criminal acts within the state and who suffer bodily injury or death and of assisting victims of crime through information referrals and advocacy outreach programs. To this end, it is the Legislature's intention to provide compensation for injuries suffered as a direct result of the criminal acts of other persons. It is the further intent of the Legislature that all agencies, departments, boards and commissions of the state and political subdivisions of the state shall cooperate with the Attorney General's Office in carrying out the provisions of this chapter.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 99. Criminal Procedure § 99-41-3. Legislative intent - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-99-criminal-procedure/ms-code-sect-99-41-3/
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