Mandatory Victims Restitution Act of 1996

Mandatory Victims Restitution Act of 1996

Definition

Federal statute, 18 U.S.C. § 3663A, that requires federal courts to order full restitution to victims or their estates for certain offenses, including crimes of violence, offenses against property, or any offense in which there is an identifiable victim who has suffered a physical injury or pecuniary loss.

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