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Domestic violence protection orders: assessment of national roll-out

Home Office assessment of domestic violence protection orders since the national roll-out in March 2014.

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DVPO: Home Office assessment of national roll-out

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Domestic violence protection orders (DVPOs) were rolled out across all 43 police forces in England and Wales from 8 March 2014.

This document gives an assessment of how the scheme has been working since the national roll-out.

It also gives information on:

  • the aims and approach of DVPOs
  • examples of good practice
  • policy considerations
  • next steps

Information on the national roll-out of the domestic violence disclosure scheme is also available.

Published 8 March 2016
Last updated 8 March 2016 + show all updates
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