Practice Guidance

How to identify coercive and controlling behaviour: quick guide

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Introduction Section 76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 created the offence of controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship. If found guilty, a perpetrator faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison, a fine, or both. The intention behind the use of coercive and controlling behaviours is to limit another […]

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