Domestic violence: Legal Framework and Forms of Appearance 2007-2010 Women and men in Croatia (yearly)
Nasilje u obitelji: pravni okvir i pojavni oblici 2007. – 2010.; Muškarci i žene u Hrvatskoj (godišnje)
Data available on
- Marital status
Relationship with perpetrator
Repeatedly suffering from GBV
- Marital status
Social and demographic features of offenders, professional qualifications, occupation, decision on criminal proceedings and magistrate court decisions, territorial distribution
Relationship with victim
This means that this kind of information is not recorded by this data source.
No information collected on Background information
Relationship with victim/perpetrator
Incident description by witness
Children witnessing IPV incident
Code system used
- Specific to organisation
Each case gets its identification number which is then encrypted and entered in the data base.
Description of incident
- Type of violence
Geographic location, reported and convicted persons for a criminal offense or a misdemeanour, (gender and age), offender recidivism, imposed security and protection measures, marital status, education, occupation, decisions by magistrates' courts (types of decisions, the reasons for the decision to discontinue the proceedings, protective measures, recidivism), the decisions of the trial (of the number of prosecutions, accused and convicted persons, the sanctions imposed, the amount of fines and penalties, unconditional probation, security measures).
Data base contains data on information on protection and security measures. Data available on security measures: frequency of imposed measure, while available data on protection measures is their frequency and type of the measure.
Civil justice data
Database contains information relating to the number of marriages and divorces, the divorces by the number of dependent children, a number of violent deaths, but all in relation to the general population. Therefore, these data are not specifically related to domestic violence or sexual violence (including rape).
Incident respond resources
No information collected on Incident respond resources
Stages of prosecution process
- Withdrawals of complaints
- Withdrawals of prosecution support
- N. of cases reported for each incident
- N. of cases initiated for each type of incident
- N. of cases referred to court
- Types of offense(s)
- Guilty pleas
- Guilty verdicts
Absolute discharge/dismissal, fine, prison, suspended sentence, parole, probation.
Average time case through criminal justice system
N. of cases resulting in arrest
List of offenses
Prison sentences (duration of the sentence, percentage of the convicted persons which were imposed to prison sentence).
Death as result of incident
- In paper form
- Electronically (single files)
- Electronically (database)
Frequency of updating
Quality assurance process
Everything is regulated by the official statistics according to strict principles of statistical profession in accordance with EU regulations on statistics. Great emphasis is placed on confidentiality and protection of personal data by means of two methods: primary protection (no names of offenders) and secondary protection (cross between data can not reveal the identity of persons).
- Over time
No information available
Changes are frequent due to the current changes in the laws and regulations concerning the alleged acts and the adaptation to EU regulations (the Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure).
Relation with third parties
Police, State Attorneys, hospitals, courts