What is it and what does it prescribe?
The Family Law regulates marriage and marital relations, relations in an extramarital community, child and parent relationships, adoption, foster care, care, subsidence, family property relations, protection against domestic violence, family relationship procedures and personal name. One of the key segments of the Law is related to different types of domestic violence and legally prescribed protective measures.
- Inflicting or attempting to inflict bodily injury.
- Causing fear by threatening to kill or cause bodily injury to a member of family or to a close person.
- Forcing sexual intercourse.
- Forcing sexual intercourse or sexual intercourse with person under the age of 14 or disabled person.
- Restriction of freedom of movement or communication with third parties.
- Insulting, and any other reckless or malicious behaviour.
Measures for protection against domestic violence:
- Issuance of order for eviction from the family apartment or house, regardless of ownership or lease of immovable property.
- Issuance of order for moving into family apartment or house, regardless of ownership or lease of immovable property.
- Restraining order ensuring appropriate distance from the family member.
- Restraining order preventing access to the area of residence or workplace of the family member.
- Prohibition of further harassment of the family member.