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Domestic abusers barred from cross-examining victims in family and civil courts

From 21 July 2022 victims of domestic abuse can be spared from being cross-examined by their alleged attackers in family and civil courts under measures coming into force on that day.

The ban will be applied only in cases where there is specified evidence of domestic abuse between those involved, or there is a conviction or protective injunction in place between the parties.

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