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Criminal Offence of Domestic Abuse Analysis of Consultation Responses

Published: 9 Sep 2016
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781786523853

Analysis of responses to the consultation of proposed specific criminal offence of abusive behaviour in relation to a partner or ex-partner.

48 page PDF

502.2kB

48 page PDF

502.2kB

Contents
Criminal Offence of Domestic Abuse Analysis of Consultation Responses
Footnotes

48 page PDF

502.2kB

Footnotes

1. Gas lighting is manipulating a victim into doubting their own sanity and memory. The abusive behaviour might include an abuser denying that previous abusive incidents ever occurred or staging events with the intention of disorientating the victim.

2. http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/158940/0043185.pdf


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Email: Patrick Down, patrick.down@gov.scot