|Type of Measure||Police > Protocols and guidelines|
|Form of Violence||Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence|
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.