Country Croatia
Year 2018
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

New Protection against Domestic Violence Act that entered into force on 1 January 2018 amended the definition of domestic violence, stipulated certain responsibilities of the bodies in charge of treating victims of domestic violence, and amended the provisions of protection measures.

Source of Information

Croatia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.4 and p.9

For more information: Croatia's Submission to OHCHR on their provisions related to domestic violence