Domestic Abuse Bill / Act 2020-21

The Domestic Abuse Bill provides an exciting opportunity to tackle the inequalities faced by Deaf and disabled survivors in accessing support and getting justice through the Criminal Justice System.

The Domestic Abuse Bill has now reached Royal Assent and become the Domestic Abuse Act. Click here to read our statement.

Click here to see our summary of amendments for consideration at Committee Stage, which began on 25th January 2021.

Click here to see our final briefing on the Domestic Abuse Bill and our proposed amendments for the House of Lords (January 2021).

We would like to thank the members of the Stay Safe East Disability and Domestic Abuse Advisory Group for their input and comments throughout this process.

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