The report from this Expert group meeting includes a recommendation in relation to protection orders and firearms.

The meeting was organised by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime United Nations Office at Vienna, Austria and held on 26-28 May 2008.

The relevant section/text is:

Section C. Content and issuance of protection orders

Legislation should provide:

  • prohibit the defendant/perpetrator from purchasing, using or possessing a firearm or any such weapon specified by the court.

Read the entire report online at: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/egm/vaw_legislation_2008/Report%20EGMGP...