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Domestic Violence Amendment Act 14 of 2021 (English / Afrikaans)

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14 of 2021

The Domestic Violence Amendment Act 14 of 2021 intends:

to amend the Domestic Violence Act, 1998, so as to—

  • amend and insert certain definitions;
  • further provide for the manner in which acts of domestic violence and matters related thereto, must be dealt with;
  • further regulate protection orders in response to acts of domestic violence;
  • amend provisions of certain laws; and
  • provide for matters connected therewith.



  • To be proclaimed in a Gazette
  • 28 January 2022, Section 19A