Internal Rule 23 (2) [as per rev.4]

<div><b><u>[Editorial note: on ECCC Plenary Session 9 Feb 2010, the substance in rule 23 (2) below was adopted in new Rule 23 bis 1 (b)]</u></b></div><div><b><br></b></div><div><b><br></b></div><div><b>Rule 23. Civil Party Action by Victims (as per revision 4)</b></div><div><i>(Amended on 5 September 2008, 6 March 2009 and 11 September 2009)</i></div><div><br></div><div>2. The right to take civil action may be exercised by Victims of a crime coming within the jurisdiction of the ECCC, without any distinction based on criteria such as current residence or nationality. In order for Civil Party action to be admissible, the injury must be:</div><div>a) physical, material or psychological; a</div><div>b) the direct consequence of the offence, personal and have actually come into being.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><i><b>Rule 23 bis.&nbsp;</b></i></div><div><i><b>Application and admission of Civil Parties&nbsp;</b></i></div><div><i><b></b>Adopted on 9 February 2010)</i></div><div>1. In order for Civil Party action to be admissible, the Civil Party applicant shall:&nbsp;</div><div>b) demonstrate as a direct consequence of at least one of the crimes alleged against the Charged Person, that he or she has in fact suffered physical, material or psychological injury upon which a claim of collective and moral reparation might be based</div>