Evaluation of the measures to support victims of domestic violence in the Domestic Violence Crime and Victims Act (2004) and the proposed Croydon Integrated Domestic Violence Court

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Part 1

Early evaluation of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004.

Report available from the Ministry of Justice website at http://www.justice.gov.uk/docs/domestic-violence-report-2004.pdf (PDF, 262Kb).

By Professor Marianne Hester, Nicole Westmarland, Julia Pearce and Emma Williamson

Published on: 14 August 2008

This study was commissioned to provide an early evaluation of some of the measures of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004.

The report focuses on the three measures of the Act that were implemented during the evaluation period:

* Although this measure was superseded by the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005, which amended the list of arrestable offences making all offences arrestable, this is still included within the scope of this evaluation.

Part 2

This study focuses on the implementation of the Integrated Domestic Violence Court.

You can download the latest report here ( PDF 293Kb (PDF, 292kB)) or from the Ministry of Justice website at http://www.justice.gov.uk/docs/evaluation-court-croydon.pdf

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