§ Mr. D. E. Thomas
asked the Attorney-General how many injunctions under the Domestic Violence and Matrimonial Proceedings Act 1976 were granted by divorce courts(a) in Wales,(b) in Gwynedd and Clwyd, and(c) in Cheshire, where the petitioner was resident in North Wales in each year since the Act came into operation.
§ The Solicitor-General
Statistical information is not collected on the residence of applicants. The rest of the information asked for is set out in the table below.
lence or molestations were a factor were granted(a) in Wales,(b) in Gwynedd and Clwyd, and(c) in Cheshire, where the 351W petitioner was resident in Wales, in each year since the Domestic Violence and Matrimonial Proceedings Act came into operation.
NUMBER OF INJUNCTIONS GRANTED IN MATRIMONIAL PROCEEDINGS WITH POWER OF ARREST ATTACHED (1) Number of injunctions granted (1) June—December January—December January—May 1977 1978 1979 Wales … … 6 30 21 Gwynedd and Clwyd … … 1 2 5 Cheshire … … 1 4 1
(1) Includes those cases where the power of arrest was added to an existing,, injunction.