It's only natural that taking part in criminal proceedings makes you feel anxious and that a few questions come to mind.
You may like to know what is going to happen and what you are supposed to do. Here you can find a short description of the phases in this process.
We will try to give you short and simple answers to questions such as:
"How to report a crime?",
"How is the investigation conducted?",
"What happens in court?", "What is an appeal?"
The process can be long and involves different participants. To know more about them, go to who is who?
The process applied to individuals aged 16 and above is described here. If the crime was committed by a child or young person aged below 16, then special criminal proceedings apply.