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Police Scotland: nearly 1,700 reports of domestic abuse under new law

There were 1,669 reports of domestic abuse under Scotland's new definition of the crime in first year.

Police Scotland: nearly 1,700 reports of domestic abuse under new law

Date - 2nd April 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
The new Domestic Abuse Act was introduced on 1 April 2019. It criminalised the coercive and controlling behaviours used by abusers and created a single offence which covers the whole range of behaviours whether physical, psychological or...
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