13. The Minister of Justice may exempt the claimant from the requirement to report an offence or to cooperate as described, respectively, in paragraphs 4 and 5 of section 12, where circumstances justify it.
The Minister must exempt the claimant from the requirement where
(1) the claimant’s physical or mental state prevents him from reporting the offence or cooperating;
(2) the claimant’s participation in legal proceedings could compromise his physical or mental state.