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Kildare Senator Proposes Domestic Violence Register To Combat Abuse

Similar to the Sex Offenders Register, it would allow Gardai, if asked, to tell someone if their partner has a violent history.

It's hoped a register of domestic violence perpetrators can be set up in Ireland as soon as possible.

Similar to the Sex Offenders Register, it would allow Gardai, if asked, to tell someone if their partner has a violent history.

The calls for a Domestic Violence Register comes after several recent high profile gender-based and domestic violence incidents in the courts.

Kildare Senator Fiona O'Loughlin, who is proposing the Register, says we should look at the UK model.

 

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