Stalking: new legislation falls short – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted December 7th, 2012 in harassment, news, stalking by sally

“The Government has introduced two new criminal offences aimed at stalking. Section 111 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 came into force on 25 November 2012.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 6th December 2012

Source: www.halsburyslawexchange.co.uk

Do the new stalking laws show we are taking this crime seriously? – The Guardian

Posted November 27th, 2012 in bills, crime, harassment, news, stalking by sally

“All too often victims of stalking are not believed or their fears are brushed off – which in turn makes them less likely to come forward.”

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The Guardian, 26th November 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Tough action on stalking – Home Office

“Victims will have extra protection as stalking becomes a specific criminal offence for the first time.”

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Home Office, 26th November 2012

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

New laws designed to give extra protection to victims of stalking come into force – The Independent

“Two specific criminal offences of stalking have come into force in England and Wales for the first time.”

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The Independent, 26th November 2012

Source: www.independent.co.uk