Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a Government organisation responsible for paying out compensation to the victims of criminal assault.

Unlike the usual three-year limit for injury claims, you will normally have only two years to make a claim. To be eligible to claim compensation from the CICA, the assault must have been reported to the police. 

Read more about claiming criminal injury compensation through the CICA.

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