Filed Under: Criminal Law
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Youth Criminal Justice Law, 3/e$60.00 – $96.00
The term used in the Criminal Code to refer to the alleged victim of an alleged offence. Although complainants often report their victimization to the police, they are not legally obliged to do so. Sometimes, allegations of an offence are reported by someone other than the complainant.