The second category deals with standard procedures and guidelines. The police and judicial procedures put in place, whether in terms of the opportunities for victims to report offences or the obligation to inform the authorities of such offences by persons who are aware of them; legal aid or the existence of a guide for professionals, in order to unify and simplify procedures. This category consists of 13 indicators.
Each sub-indicator has a score 0 or 1. 0 is assigned when the country does not achieve or meet the sub-indicator, and 1 when the sub- indicator is met.