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Time limit on common assault 'should start from reporting of offence to forces'

Many domestic abuse victims are 'timed out' from bringing prosecutions.

Time limit on common assault 'should start from reporting of offence to forces'

Date - 6th July 2021
By - Police Oracle
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The Government is to consider extending the time limit for prosecutions for common assault in domestic abuse cases. Labour’s Yvette Cooper, who chairs the Home Affairs Committee, said victims of domestic abuse are being “timed...
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