HB: Domestic violence

1. In the context of a refuge that is specified accommodation “domestic violence” means any incident, or pattern of incidents, of controlling behaviour, coercive behaviour, violence or abuse regardless of the gender or sexuality of the victim which includes but is not limited to:1The Housing Benefit Regulations 2006/213 reg 2(1) def “domestic violence” as amended by SI 2022 No 942 reg 2(2)(c) 1/10/2022
  1. psychological abuse;
  2. physical abuse;
  3. sexual abuse;
  4. emotional abuse; or
  5. financial abuse.
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