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Domestic violence and the law - A guide for victims of Domestic violence

2022
(Western Cape Government)
Summary

This guide is brought to you by the Department of Community Safety. 

The booklet assists in:

  • Outlining the rights of a victim of domestic violence  and the responsibilities of SAPS;
  • Defining a protection order and how to obtain it; and
  • Providing useful contact details on how to access Domestic Violence  and Gender Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) related services.

Click here to download the booklet in English. 

Click here to download the booklet in Afrikaans. 

Click here to download the booklet in Xhosa. 


Click here for a poster on how to obtain a protection order. 


Click here to view a video presentation explaining 'How to apply for a protection order'

The content on this page was last updated on 10 November 2022