Article Tag: Clare’s Law

Clare’s Law, will it help domestic violence?

We have recently seen the introduction of Clare’s Law, a scheme which enables people to find out, from the police, whether or not their partner has any history of domestic violence. The full title of the scheme is “The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme” and it has been launched together with Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs),… Read more »

Domestic violence lottery

Four police forces in England and Wales are to take part in a pilot scheme for one year, under which the police will be able to reveal information about men or women who have a history of domestic violence to their new partners. The pilot scheme is known as “Clare’s law”, named after Clare Wood… Read more »