These include: amendments to the Criminal Code Act relating to assault on workers so that if you assault someone while they are working or volunteering and injure them, you will go to gaol ; minimum mandatory sentencing for serious assaults to ensure people who commit these offences serve their time in gaol ; Victims of crime assistance amendments to provide more financial assistance for victims of crime ; amendments to the Bail Act and the Domestic and Family Violence Act to enable the courts to order drug and alcohol tests for people on bail or under an order.
What does FVA stand for?
FVA stands for Family Violence Act
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Additionally, the Family Violence Act (13) states that any person who examines, treats, attends to, advises, instructs or cares for any child, and suspects that the child has been ill-treated, must report this to a Commissioner of Child Welfare, a social worker or the police.
Compared with the Prevention of Family Violence Act of 1993 that was basically concerned with abuses occurring between spouses, the Domestic Violence Act of 1998 offers protection to victims in any type of domestic relationship with an abuser.
The Protection Against Family Violence Act was recently amended to include "intimate relationships" and "adult interdependent relationships" within the definition of "family member" in section 1(d).
The improved South Africa Prevention of Family Violence Act is a step in the right direction, one that Palestine might consider at some future time.
In 1998, the Alberta Protection Against Family Violence Act came into effect defining family violence as any intentional or reckless act or omission that causes injury or property damage, the purpose of which is to intimidate or harm a family member; any act or threatened act that causes a reasonable fear of injury or property damage, the purpose of which is to intimidate or harm a family member; forced confinement, and sexual abuse.
For example, Alberta's Protection Against Family Violence Act came into force in 1999.
The Protection Against Family Violence Act will not replace the other ways in which we deal with family violence and domestic conflict under the Alberta Rules of Court and the Criminal Code of Canada, but will supplement those avenues.