• 1.0 Introduction
  • 1.1 Study Objectives
  • 1.2 Methodological Approach to Assessing Costs and Benefits
  • 1.3 Structure of the Report
  • 2.0 Analytical Approach
  • 2.1 Typologies and Definitions
  • 2.2 Conceptual Framework
  • 3.0 Problem Definition
  • 3.1 Nature of the Problem
  • 3.2 Problem Drivers
  • 4.0 Baseline Analysis (Status Quo)
  • 4.1 Size of Victim Population
  • 4.1.1 Trends in Victim Population
  • 4.1.2 Victims in Need
  • 4.2 Areas of Impact of Victimisation
  • 4.3 Benefits of Relevant Policy Initiatives
  • 4.4 Current Legislative Developments
  • 4.5 Rationale for EU Action
  • 5.0 Policy Objectives
  • 6.0 Policy Options
  • 6.1 Overview of Policy Options
  • 6.2 Ranking of Policy Measures
  • 7.0 Impact Assessment of Policy Options
  • 7.1 Policy Option A – Retention of the Status Quo
  • 7.2 Policy Option B – Better Implementation
  • 7.3 Policy Option C – Change in Legislation
  • 7.4 Policy Option D – Combined Option
  • 8.0 Comparison of Policy Options
  • 8.1 Impact of Policy Option by Area
  • 8.2 Impact of Policy Option by Type of Victim
  • 8.3 Impact of Individual Policy Measures
  • 8.4 Preferred Option(s)
  • 9.0 Conclusion and Recommendation
  • Appendices
  • A. Overview: Relevant Legal Instruments at International/EU Level
  • B. Overview: Victims’ Needs Areas and Corresponding EU Rights
  • C. Overview: Legal Implementation of 2001 Framework Decision
  • D. Overview Practical Implementation of 2001 Framework Decision