Cuan Saor reacts to new psychological abuse legislation

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As of yesterday legislation has been introduced to protect people from psychological abuse.

Among the new laws passed is one that provides for a new criminal offence against coercive control.

This is defined as psychological abuse in an intimate relationship that has a substantially negative effect on someone’s life.

Court Accompaniment at Cuan Saor in Clonmel is Michelle O’Sullivan, she explained the new legislation to Tipp Today’s Fran Curry.