Abuse & family violence

Legislation/Court rules

Assaults (Criminal Code)
Information about what kind of behaviour is considered an assault under the law

Section 810 (Criminal Code)
Information about peace bonds (also called "sureties to keep the peace")

Part 9 (Family Law Act) (effective March 18, 2013)
Protection from family violence

Section 38 (Family Law Act) (effective March 18, 2013)
Assessing family violence

Victims of Crime Act (provincial)