Policy paper

Domestic Abuse Bill 2020: factsheets

These factsheets provide more information about each of the provisions in the act.

Published 3 March 2020
Last updated 22 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated 'Mandatory polygraph tests factsheet' to clarify case studies and update language to reflect changes in the Probation Service.

  2. 6 new factsheets added: Tackling perpetrators, Amendment to the controlling or coercive behaviour offence, Section 91(14) barring orders, Prohibition on charging for the provision of medical evidence of domestic abuse, Strangulation and suffocation and Threats to disclose private sexual photographs and films.

  3. Updated factsheets published as the Bill has now been enacted.

  4. Updated fact sheets and guidance.

  5. First published.