HC Deb 20 December 1979 vol 976 c403W
Mr. McElhone

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he intends to announce his conclusions on the report of the Dunpark committee on reparation to the victim by the offender.

Mr. Rifkind

The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill, published yesterday, contains provisions to enable criminal courts in Scotland to order the payment of compensation by an offender to the victim of his crime.