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Title 3 : Executive


(Cite as: 3 V.S.A. § 164a)
  • § 164a. Restitution

    (a) A diversion program may refer an individual who has suffered a pecuniary loss as a direct result of a delinquent act or crime alleged to have been committed by a juvenile or adult accepted to its program to the Restitution Unit established by 13 V.S.A. § 5362 for the purpose of application for an advance payment pursuant to 13 V.S.A. § 5363(d)(1). The Restitution Unit may enter into a repayment contract with a juvenile or adult accepted into diversion and shall have the authority to bring a civil action to enforce the repayment contract in the event that the juvenile or adult defaults in performing the terms of the contract.

    (b) The Restitution Unit and the diversion program shall develop a process for documenting victim loss, information sharing between the Unit and diversion programs regarding the amount of restitution paid by the Unit and diversion participants’ contractual agreements to reimburse the unit, transmittal of payments from participants to the Unit, and maintenance of the confidentiality of diversion information. (Added 2011, No. 145 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)