Definition of Economic Abuse – Domestic Abuse Act 2021

A definition of “domestic abuse” is now outlined in the Domestic Abuse Act 2021. Within this definition Economic Abuse is recognised in law for the very first time. The Act defines economic abuse as any behaviour that has a substantial and adverse effect on an individual’s ability to:  (a) acquire, use or maintain money or […]

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Domestic Abuse Act 2021

The Domestic Abuse Bill received Royal Assent on 29th April and has been signed into law, becoming the Domestic Abuse Act 2021. So how should the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 help victims of domestic abuse? There are a number of key introductions within the act that should promote protection and safety of survivors of abuse. […]

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