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Strangulation and intimate partner violence Ellen Reeves

By: Reeves, Ellen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Research brief (Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre).Publisher: Melbourne, Vic : Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, 2018Description: electronic document (2 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): CRIMINAL JUSTICE | CRIMES ACT 1961 | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | FAMILY VIOLENCE | FAMILY VIOLENCE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2018 | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | LAW REFORM | LEGISLATION | STRANGULATION | AUSTRALIA | NEW ZEALAND | VICTORIAOnline resources: Click here to access online Summary: This Research Brief examines the definition of non-fatal strangulation, how it has come to be understood as a key risk of intimate partner homicide, and legal responses to non-fatal strangulation in Australia and other jurisdictions, including New Zealand. In New Zealand, strangulation and suffocation will be recognised as a serious new offence in the Crimes Act 1961. The offence was introduced by the Family Violence (Amendment) Act 2018, and will come into force on 3 December 2018. Record #6061
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This Research Brief examines the definition of non-fatal strangulation, how it has come to be understood as a key risk of intimate partner homicide, and legal responses to non-fatal strangulation in Australia and other jurisdictions, including New Zealand. In New Zealand, strangulation and suffocation will be recognised as a serious new offence in the Crimes Act 1961. The offence was introduced by the Family Violence (Amendment) Act 2018, and will come into force on 3 December 2018. Record #6061