Attorney General Chris Bentley (pictured left with Tania Perlin, Nneka MacGregor, and Sheri Cohen) announced new provisions affecting restraining orders made under the Children’s Law Reform Act and the Family Law Act.
WomenatthecentrE played an integral role in making this happen by engaging in roundtable discussions with the Ministry of the Attorney General and other advocates. We also made a submission before the Standing Committee on Social Policy on Bill 133 – a bill to amend various Acts in relation to certain family law matters and to repeal the Domestic Violence Protection Act.
to view the letter from the Attorney General.
for more information on changes to restraining orders.