Scotland's new Domestic Abuse Act. What does it mean for victims?
Stay Brave welcomes a new law has come into force in Scotland that makes psychological domestic abuse and controlling behaviour a crime. It covers the full breadth of violent, threatening, intimidating and other controlling behaviour which can destroy a victim’s autonomy and further recognises the adverse impact domestic abuse can have on children. Until the new legislation, the law in Scotland only provided for prosecution of the physical aspects of domestic abuse. Law enfor