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Name: Domestic Violence Act 2018 (No. 6 of 2018).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2018-05-06
Entry into force:
ISN: IRL-2018-L-108833
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Irish Statute Book, Republic of Ireland PDF PDF (consulted on 2019-09-06)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to consolidate the law on domestic violence; to provide for emergency barring orders in certain circumstances; to provide for evidence to be given through television link in certain proceedings; to provide for the right of an applicant to be accompanied in certain proceedings; to provide for the obtaining of the views of a child in certain proceedings; to provide for the giving of information on support services to victims of domestic violence; to provide for the making of recommendations for engagement with certain services by respondents; to provide for restrictions on those present in court during certain proceedings; to prohibit the publication or broadcast of certain matters; to provide for an offence of forced marriage; to repeal provisions for exemption, in certain cases, from minimum age requirements for marriage; for those and other purposes to repeal the Domestic Violence Act 1996 and the Domestic Violence (Amendment) Act 2002 and to provide for the consequential amendment of certain other enactments; and to provide for related matters
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