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  • 22/11/2015 | Law / Policy

    Domestic Violence Act

    An Act to provide greater protection for victims of domestic violence by empowering the Court to grant a protection order and for other related matters.

    The bill defines domestic violence as any controlling or abusive behaviour in a domestic relationship that harms or may harm the health, safety or well-being of a person or a child regardless of gender or sexuality and includes but is not limited to the following:
    (a) physical abuse or threats of physical abuse;
    (b) sexual abuse or threats of sexual abuse;
    (c) emotional, verbal or psychological abuse;
    (d) economic abuse;
    (e) intimidation;
    (f) harassment;
    (g) stalking;
    (h) ill-treating or threatening to ill-treat any person who has a close relationship with the applicant even though that relationship may not be a domestic relationship;
    (i) causing or threatening to cause damage to or destruction of property; or
    (j) entry into the applicant’s residence without consent, where the parties do not share the same residence.

  • 18/12/2010 | Law / Policy

    General Orders, Chapter 7:

     In paragraph 7.24 states that "Women officers will be eligible for the grant of thirteen weeks maternity leave with full salary of which not fewer than four (if officer is physically on the job) and not more than six weeks may be taken before the estimated date of confinement Officers who have served less than one year will have their maternity leave prorated accordingly". In  paragraph 7.26 it reads "Male officers who have served for more than 1 year will be eligible for the grant of a maximum of two weeks paternity leave in any one year with full salary which should be taken any time up to 6 weeks after the baby’s birth".

  • 01/01/2004 | Law / Policy

    General Orders. Chapter 7. Leave.

    This Act describes in which conditions a woman can be granted a maternity leave.