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Listen: Sargeants & Inspectiors Say They Have Not Been Equipped To Enforce Domestic Violence Legislation.

: 01/11/2019 - 12:24

Garda Sargeants and Inspections says they are not equipped to enforce new domestic violence legislation..

Psychological or emotional abuse is a criminal offence.

The law recognises that victims may be psychologically abused as well as physically or sexually assaulted.

Victims will also be able to apply for a temporary barring order even if the property is owned by the abuser.

John Jacob lives in Eadestown and is General Secretary of the AGSI.

Speaking to Kildare Today, he says all they've received is a one page long briefing document

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