Police Circular No: 55/07 with regards to procedure in handling cases of domestic violence
The Malta Police Force has developed guidelines with regards to procedure in handling cases of domestic violence. This guideline was circulated to all officers in the Malta Police through Circular no: 55/07. This circular refers to the effects of domestic violence on victims, it then explains that every member of the Police should give special and particular attention to the victims at the same time giving them support and solidarity. It brings to the attention of every officer the enactment of Domestic Violence Act and the definition of Domestic Violence (any act of violence, even if only verbal, perpetrated by a household member upon another household member and includes any omission which causes physical or moral harm to the other).
Relation: The Malta Police Force
Domestic Violence Act