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# clare's law

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# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland have a domestic violence register?
Clare’s Law has been introduced in the UK, should it be copied here?
# Domestic Violence
Domestic violence register 'would help protect victims' in Ireland
The call comes after a scheme known as Clare’s Law was introduced in the UK at the weekend.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you like to see Clare's Law in Ireland?
A scheme in England and Wales allows women and their families to request information about an individual’s past.
# Right to Know
Clare's Law protects women at risk of domestic violence
Police in Manchester have made disclosures about 52 people with records of violence offences but detectives would like more families to take up the opportunity.
# Domestic Violence
'Clare's Law' gives info on violent partners
The pilot scheme means that people living in certain parts of England and Wales can request police information about whether their parter has a history of domestic violence.