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Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of PowerDeclarationRemedies and reparations for victimsUN General Assembly (UNGA)A/RES/40/341985-11-29The Department of Justice Canada (DOJ) also co-sponsored the United Nations Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power in 1985. The federal and provincial/territorial governments adopted this document as a guide for a Canadian statement. The Canadian Statement of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime was originally drafted in 1988 and contained principles for the promotion of access to justice, fair treatment, and assistance for victims of crime. (Department of Justice, www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/cj-jp/victim/rr05_vic1/p3.html, accessed Sept 24, 2015)Adopted without a voteDocument - 01 (www.ohchr.org/en/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/VictimsOfCrimeAndAbuseOfPower.aspx) - EnglishDocument - 02 (www.ohchr.org/FR/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/VictimsOfCrimeAndAbuseOfPower.aspx) - FrenchDocument - 03 (tinyurl.com/HRIdoc/DOC-2018-06-02-02-02-02-012.pdf) - EnglishDocument - 04 (tinyurl.com/HRIdoc/DOC-2018-06-02-02-02-02-109.pdf) - French