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Domestic Violence Amendment Act, No. 14 of 2021

Long title


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.


Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Insertion of Arrangement of Sections in Act 116 of 1998
2. Substitution of section 1 of Act 116 of 1998...
3. Amendment of section 2 of Act 116 of 1998
4. Insertion of sections 2A and 2B in Act 116 of 1998
5. Substitution of section 3 of Act 116 of 1998
6. Insertion of section 3A in Act 116 of 1998
7. Substitution of section 4 of Act 116 of 1998
8. Insertion of section 4A in Act 116 of 1998
9. Substitution of section 5 of Act 116 of 1998...
10. Insertion of sections 5A, 5B and 5C in Act 116 of 1998
11. Substitution of section 6 of Act 116 of 1998
12. Insertion of section 6A in Act 116 of 1998
13. Amendment of section 7 of Act 116 of 1998
14. Amendment of section 8 of Act 116 of 1998
15. Substitution of section 9 of Act 116 of 1998
16. Amendment of section 10 of Act 116 of 1998
17. Amendment of section 11 of Act 116 of 1998
18. Amendment of section 12 of Act 116 of 1998
19. Amendment of section 13 of Act 116 of 1998
20. Substitution of section 15 of Act 116 of 1998
21. Substitution of section 16 of Act 116 of 1998
22. Amendment of section 17 of Act 116 of 1998
23. Amendment of section 18 of Act 116 of 1998...
24. Insertion of sections 18A and 18B in Act 116 of 1998
25. Substitution of section 19 of Act 116 of 1998
26. Insertion of section 19A in Act 116 of 1998
27. Substitution of section 20 of Act 116 of 1998
28. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. LAWS AMENDED (SECTION 20) (See Commentary to Act 2021_014_000_20220128 Sch)
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