Government to review domestic violence laws

Govt. reviews domestic violence lawsThe Western Australian Government is examining key recommendations from a Law Reform Commission report which includes separating family and domestic violence orders from the existing Restraining Orders Act. The report recommends treating it as a criminal offence under the Criminal Code and creating clearer definitions of what constitutes domestic violence. An article, appearing on the West Australian website on June 25th, reports that as well as considering this recommendation, it also wants Cyber-stalking to be included in the legal definition of domestic violence.

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