Right of witness to be reimbursed
for income lost and cost of travelling

If you are a victim and participate in the proceeding as a witness, you are entitled to reimbursementof the cost of travelling from your home to the court or to visit the authorities and to participate in the proceeding, as well as to have the cost of accommodation and subsistencereimbursed,if necessary (e.g. resulting from major distance between your home and venue of proceeding, or late hour of proceeding that prevents you from returning to your home).

You should be also reimbursed regarding lost income, if due to the proceeding at the court or authorities you could not appear at work.

To receive the reimbursement you need to go to the relevant authority and fill in forms where you provide your account number for the reimbursement to be transferred.