5.1. The Commission may, in accordance with government regulations,
(1) take the necessary measures to contribute to the psychotherapeutic rehabilitation of a close relation of the crime victim if it considers such rehabilitation helpful for the rehabilitation of the victim; and
(2) take the necessary measures to contribute to the psychotherapeutic rehabilitation of a close relation of the victim of a homicide who sustains psychological injury as a result of the crime.
For the purposes of this section, “close relation” means the victim’s spouse, the victim’s father or mother or a person standing in loco parentis to the victim, the victim’s child or the victim’s spouse’s child, the victim’s brother or sister, the victim’s grandfather or grandmother or the child of the spouse of the victim’s father or mother.
For the purposes of subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph,
(1) “close relation” also means any other significant person in the victim’s life, chosen by the victim;
(2) the close relation is designated by the victim or, if the victim is less than 14 years old or unable to do so, by the victim’s representative; and
(3) only one close relation of the victim may take advantage of rehabilitation measures; such measures may, however, be taken in respect of the victim’s father and mother or the persons standing in loco parentis to the victim, if the victim is less than 18 years old at the time of the crime.
For the purposes of subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph, “victim of a homicide” means a person who died following an offence the description of which corresponds to a criminal offence mentioned in the schedule to this Act, a person who disappeared if it may be inferred from the circumstances of the disappearance that the person’s death is probable and that the disappearance is the result of a criminal offence, or a person who died in the circumstances described in subparagraphs b and c of the first paragraph of section 3.