Controlling or Coercive Behaviour: section 76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 – Rhory Robertson

13 01 2016

Serious-Crime-ActOn 29 December 2015 Section 76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 came into force. It creates the specific offence of “controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship” where the victim and the abuser are, as the Act puts it, “personally connected”. Read the rest of this entry »