Offences – domestic violence; strangulation

July/August 2022 | Crime
Violent domestic abusers could be charged with new offences of non-fatal strangulation and non-fatal suffocation, now that ss70 and 71 Domestic Abuse Act 2021 is in force. A person commits an offence of non-fatal strangulation if they intentionally strangle another person; and non-fatal suffocation where a person does something that affects another’s ability to breathe, …
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