Briefing: The draft domestic abuse bill

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
February 6, 2019
Neil Merrick LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • awareness
  • economic costs
  • justice system changes
  • response to consultation
  • statutory definition
  • supporting victims
Caring for People, Children's services and education, Crime, policing and community safety, Health, public health, adult social care, Housing and Planning, Welfare and Equalities
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Domestic Abuse



The draft Domestic Abuse Bill is now open for consultation. The draft bill’s provisions include a statutory definition of domestic abuse, a new domestic abuse commissioner and a system of domestic abuse protection notices and protection orders to deter and monitor perpetrators

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