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Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018

The Bill for this Act of the Scottish Parliament was passed by the Parliament on 1st February 2018 and received Royal Assent on 9th March 2018

An Act of the Scottish Parliament to create an offence with respect to the engaging by a person in a course of behaviour which is abusive of the person’s partner or ex-partner; and to make rules of criminal procedure for that offence and also for offences subject to the statutory aggravation involving abuse of partners or ex-partners.