Country United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Year 2010
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


The Crime and Security Act (2010) contains a whole Chapter on Domestic Violence (Sections 24 to 33). In particular, it provides for the issuance of Domestic Violence Protection Orders.

Full Text

Crime and Security Act

Source of Information

Website of the Home Office