New legislative powers to tackle domestic Abuse
Family & Matrimonial

New legislative powers to tackle domestic Abuse

21/01/2016

New legislative powers came into force on 29 December 2015 to add to the growing social and legal recognition of the extent of domestic abuse and to tackle it head-on by use of the criminal law. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) can now prosecute offenders whose domestic abuse includes “controlling or coercive behaviour” in addition […]

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