New EU law in force today providing cross border protection for victims of domestic violence and others

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 12 January, 2015

The Protection Measures Regulation

On 11 January 2015, Regulation (EU) No. 606/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on Mutual Recognition of Protection Measures in Civil Matters (‘the Protection Measures Regulation’) came into force, providing automatic intra-EU recognition and enforcement of civil protection measures made in Member States and thus extending the tools available to protect victims of domestic violence within the European Union (save for Denmark which is not bound by the Regulation).

The Protection Measures Regulation was designed to complement Directive 2011/99/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December …read more

Source: Family Law News