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Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse is the physical, sexual, financial, emotional or mental abuse of one partner by the other partner in a relationship which may or may not be one of marriage or cohabitation and includes abuse by any family member against whom a safety order or a barring order may be obtained by another family member.

Domestic abuse is the physical, sexual, financial, emotional or psychological abuse of one person against another who is a family member or is or has been an intimate partner, regardless of gender or sexuality.

Domestic abuse crosses class, gender, race and religious belief.

Domestic Abuse Intervention Policy 2017 is available here

Domestic Violence Act 2018 is available here

Guide to Safety Orders in Dating Relationships is available here