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Domestic Violence Sentencing Bill

July 31, 2013 at 2:15 PM

Today the Labour Party launched its Sentencing Act (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill  and also to mark the last day of the Women's Refuge Appeal month.

“This Bill will put in place a formal record of domestic violence sentencing decisions so we can better monitor and act on domestic violence rates, given that Police recently stopped reporting these statistics in annual reports."

You can read more about this new bill here