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Non-Fatal Strangulation

9 January 2024

Claire Mainwaring, a first six pupil at 5KBW has written an article on Non-Fatal Strangulation.  The standalone offence of non-fatal strangulation came into force on 7th June 2022, a decision welcomed by domestic abuse charities and victims alike. But why was this legislation introduced, how will it protect victims, and what is the current sentencing guidance?

The article can be read here: