Country Iceland
Year 2015
Type of Measure Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

In March 2015, the National Commissioner of Police issued new rules of procedure for cases of domestic violence. The rules are in accordance with the Restraining and Exclusion Orders Act, No. 85/2011 which provides the police with the power to effectively remove the perpetrator immediately from the home and to issue restraining orders in order to protect the victims from further violence or threats.


Source of Information

Iceland's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.25