A Previous Question: The Legal Nature of Victims’ Rights

  • Carlos Fernández de Casadevante Romani


As we have seen in Part One of the present work, most of the international norms related to the different categories of victims are of institutional nature and only three are treaties. Concerning the first one, they are almost all institutional norms adopted in the frame of international organizations of co-operation, whereas a minority have been adopted in the frame of the European Union. That is an international organization of integration to which Member States have ceded competences in different material fields. Within these competences, too, also legislative competences and this is why norms of the European Union bind Member States and these are obliged to fulfil with.


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  • Carlos Fernández de Casadevante Romani
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  1. 1.Facultad Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales Derecho Público IIUniversidad Rey Juan CarlosMadridSpain

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