Amendment of Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 No 92
A victim impact statement given by a family victim may, on the application of
the prosecutor and if the court considers it appropriate to do so, be considered
and taken into account by a court in connection with the determination of the
punishment for the offence on the basis that the harmful impact of the primary
victim’s death on the members of the primary victim’s immediate family is an
aspect of harm done to the community.
Assented on 20/05/2014 - Act No 18 of 2014 (GG. No. 47, 23/05/2014, p. 1458)