Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023

Amendment of Domestic Violence Act 2018

82. The Domestic Violence Act 2018 is amended—

(a) in section 15(2)—

(i) in paragraph (d), by the substitution of “1991,” for “1991, or”,

(ii) in paragraph (e), by the substitution of “Act of 2010, or” for “Act of 2010.”, and

(iii) by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph (e):

“(f) Part 5 of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023.”,


(b) in section 40(5), in the definition of “relevant offence”, by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (a):

“(a) an offence under section 2 , 3 , 3A, 4 , 4A or sections 5 to 15 of the Non-Fatal Offences against the Person Act 1997 ,”.