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Laws that may apply to digital abuse cases

There are several laws besides the Protection from Harassment can be applied to stalking or harassment cases. Knowing which law is best suited for each case is the role of a Barrister. The are versed in case law both in terms of criminal and civil options.

Harassment laws that may apply:

Protection from Harassment Act 1997
Malicious Communications Act 1998
Sex Discrimination Act 1975
Race Relations Act 1976
Equalities Act 2012

Work related harassment could fall under the following legislation if the harassment was sexually or racially motivated:

The Sex Discrimination Act 1975The Equal Opportunities Commission
The Race Relations Act 1976
The Commission for Racial Equality
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995
The Disability Right Commission

Anti-social Behaviour related legislation:

Crime and Disorder Act 1998
The Housing Act 1996
The Noise Act 1996
Protection from Harassment Act 1997

law: The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - Protection of Freedom Act 2012