Types of Violence - Montenegro

Law on domestic violence protection

20.10.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

In Montenegro, the law on domestic violence was adopted by Parliament on 27 July 2010. It defines domestic violence as omission or commission by a family member in violating physical, psychological, sexual or economic integrity, mental health and peace of other family members, irrespective of where the incident of violence has occurred (article 2). This law arranges protection of the victims of violence in administrative infraction procedure and prescribes five orders of protection as a form of violation sanctions: removal from the place of residence, restraining order, prohibition of harassment and stalking, mandatory addiction treatment, and mandatory psycho-social therapy. 


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Ilse van Lamoen, Mieke Verloo
  • Publishing house : Government of Montenegro
  • Publication date : 2010
  • Number of pages : 18
  • Language : English


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