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Israel: Prevention of Domestic Violence

(Apr. 2, 2008) On March 4, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Prevention of Violence in the Family Law 5751-1991. The 1991 Law authorizes the court to issue an order for the protection of an individual from a family member who has used violence or committed a sexual offense against that individual, […]

Taiwan: Domestic Violence Law Amended

(Feb. 2, 2008) On January 9, 2008, the Domestic Violence Prevention Law was amended. Article 10, item 3, now specifies that the docket fee is waived for the filing of a request for, revocation, alteration, extension, and appeal of a restraining order. (Amendment to Domestic Violence Prevention Law, 6779 THE GAZETTE OF THE OFFICE OF […]