Act n°135/2006, changing various provisions in the field of protection against domestic violence (Czech Republic)
Although this acts primarily addresses violence against women perpetrated by their partners or people living with them, introducing a measure of eviction of a minimum of 10 days implemented by the police, it also includes new general protection measures for people at risk of suffering violence from relatives or other people living with them. Those measures aims at ensuring psychological and medical support, provided by "intervention centres", and access to a shelter for victims of violence (paragraph 74a).
Information collecting point
Police of the Czech Republic and, since 2008: Výbor pro prevenci domácího násilí / * Committee for the prevention of domestic violence, established under the Governmental committee for Equal opportunities between men and women.