Internal Rule 23 (1)

<div><b>Rule 23. General Principles of Victims Participation as Civil Parties</b></div><div>(<i>Amended on 5 September 2008, 6 March 2009, 11 September 2009, 9 February 2010 and 17 September 2010)</i>&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div>1. The purpose of Civil Party action before the ECCC is to:</div><div>a) Participate in criminal proceedings against those responsible for crimes within the jurisdiction of the ECCC by supporting the prosecution; and</div><div>b) Seek collective and moral reparations, as provided in Rule 23quinquies.</div>