Blackstone's Guide to the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004
Provides a full, clear analysis of the Act and a detailed explanation of its many provisions.
Examines the Act in detail and explains how it amends related legislation, notably the Family Law Act 1996, the Criminal Procedure (Insanity) Act 1964 and the Protection from Harassment Act 1997.
Gives practical pointers on changes to practice and procedure.
Contains the full text of the Act, plus the text of key related legislation as amended by the Act, allowing practitioners to access the relevant legislation quickly and easily
Has a clear and easy to use layout, aiding quick reference and is an essential tool for all those working in criminal and family law.
The Blackstone's Guide Series delivers concise and accessible books covering the latest legislative changes and amendments. Published within weeks of the Act, they offer expert commentary by leading names on the effects, extent and scope of the legislation, plus a full copy of the Act itself. They offer a cost-effective solution to key information needs and are the perfect companion for any practitioner needing to get up to speed with the latest changes
The Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004, introduces new powers for the police and courts to tackle offenders whilst ensuring that victims get the support and protection they need. The Act received Royal Assent at the end of 2004 and will have a significant impact on existing law and practice. Implementation of the Act will be rolled out in stages from April 2005. The new Act creates a number of important provisions for example: there are new procedures to deal with multiple offending; breach of non-molestation orders becomes a criminal offence; and causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable adult becomes a new offence.
Brand Blackstones Category Police Law Weight 0.60 KG Product Number 0-19-928189-0
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