The UK government is considering a new law that would enable men and women to do a little background check on potential partners. Before getting into a relationship with someone, if the law is passed, they can go down to the local police station to find out if their partners have a history of domestic violence. There has been talk of whether Australia should consider following suit.

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Friday, July 22 2011
Produced By Dominique Wiehahn
Featured in storyMark Murdoch, Assistant Commissioner of the NSW Police ForceJanet Loughman, Principal Solicitor at Women's Legal Services NSWPeter Black, Senior Lecturer in internet law at the Queensland University of TechnologyDiane Mangan, CEO of DV Connect

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