Country Slovenia
Year 2017
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

In 2017, the Police Tasks and Powers Act which affects the execution of tasks by the police in cases of domestic violence was amended. The amendments relate to issuing a restraining order (this measure can be issued for longer periods, the procedure concerning the victim’s proposal to extend the measure is simplified, the measure is implemented also in other Member States of the European Union, new records of materials for sexual exploitation of minors is added, new parameters are added to the record of criminal offences – type of personal data that the police is allowed to collect: personal data of victims and the relationship between the perpetrator and the victim), which will facilitate the analytical work in that area.

Source of Information

Slovenia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.16

For more information: Report submitted by Slovenia pursuant to Article 68, paragraph 1 of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence