Domestic Abuse Act 2021

05 December 22


In January 2019, the government introduced the Domestic Abuse Bill 2017-19 following a consultation on transforming the response to domestic abuse.

The legislation was reintroduced in March 2020 as the Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21, and received royal assent on 29 April 2021.

The act:

On 28 October 2021 the Home Office added new translations of the guidance on how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.

Translations of the page have been added in Arabic, Bangla, Chinese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Persian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu and Welsh

The guidance covers how to recognise domestic abuse, get help and support and how to check whether someone has an abusive past.

Click here to find out more.

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