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Name: Family Violence Act 2018 (2018 No 46).
Country: New Zealand
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law; Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2018-11-12
Entry into force:
ISN: NZL-2018-L-108221
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line New Zealand Legislation, Parliamentary Counsel Office PDF PDF (consulted on 2019-04-12)
Abstract/Citation: Purpose
(1) The purpose of this Act is to stop and prevent family violence byŚ
(a) recognising that family violence, in all its forms, is unacceptable; and
(b) stopping and preventing perpetrators from inflicting family violence; and
(c) keeping victims, including children, safe from family violence.
Repealed text(s):

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