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Name: Domestic Violence Act (Cap. 11:09).
Country: Guyana
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-12-31
Entry into force:
ISN: GUY-1996-L-107615
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2018-12-12)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to afford protection in cases involving domestic violence by the granting of a protection order, to provide the police with powers of arrest where a domestic violence offence occurs and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

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