Publish Year : 2005
Thematic Area: Sectoral application of GRB
Language: English
Countries: South Africa
Region: Eastern and Southern Africa
Resource Type: Research
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Description:

This report presents research on the costs of implementing South Africa's Domestic Violence Act (DVA), with a focus on quantifying missing personnel costs. It describes the methodology used in the research, the process required to obtain a protection order and the time taken at each step. The authors discuss factors impeding the execution of the DVA, such as the role of criminal justice employees. They also offer recommendations to secure an adequate budget to implement the DVA.