Take notice that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Billy Steven Cooper is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Billy Steven Cooper.
And that on 16 September 2020, $17,203.04 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Billy Steven Cooper. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Billy Steven Cooper to make claims against it.
Any person that has been a victim of Billy Steven Cooper, in respect of an offence for which Billy Steven Cooper was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Billy Steven Cooper. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.
Claim forms, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from: The Secretary, Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal, DX SX11159, Wellington. Phone: (04) 462 6660. Fax: (04) 462 6686.
All claims must be filed on or before Monday 29 March 2021.