Domestic Violence Should Be ‘Separate Criminal Offence’ – Law Commission – 13 November 2014

RT logoDomestic violence should be treated as a separate and specific criminal offence, the Law Commission said in a consultation launched Wednesday.

The Commission’s proposal comes after Prime Minister David Cameron and other senior ministers offered support for such a measure over the summer.

Both Cameron and Labour Party Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper have backed the designation of an offence which deals specifically with domestic violence.

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