Overarching Sentencing Guideline

Annex Three: Compensation Starting Points

The starting points are suggestions based on the tariffs set by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (England and Wales).

Physical Injury


Mental Injury


* mental injury is disabling if it has a substantial adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities for the time specified (e.g. impaired work or school performance or effects on social relationships or sexual dysfunction).


Physical and Sexual Injury



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 Annex two:

Examples Relating

To Toality


 Annex four:

Main Classes of Mental Disorders

& Presenting Features


16. Annex Three: Compensation Starting Points
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