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Criminal Law Archive - April 2016

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Police leaked domestic violence victim's personal data to alleged abuser

Last week, the Information Commissioner fined the Chief Constable of Kent Police under s.55A of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), after an investigation revealed that Kent Police were in contravention of the ‘seventh protection principle,’ disclosing sensitive and personal information from a victim’s mobile phone to the... Read More

Saudi Arabian domestic violence hotline inundated with reports

A new domestic violence hotline in Saudi Arabia received 1,890 calls in its first three days, reports Abdullah Al-Muaiqil, the deputy minister for social affairs. Half of those domestic abuse allegations concerned new cases. Saudi Arabia only criminalized domestic abuse in 2013, after a “No More Abuse” campaign that featured a... Read More
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