Birmingham City Council section 114 notice updates

To find out more about the section 114 notice, visit our section 114 page

What is domestic abuse?

Always call 999 if you or someone else is in danger or a crime is in progress. Call 101 for non-emergency advice from the police.

Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse.

Domestic abuse can mean any kind of violent, threatening or controlling behaviour between people in a relationship.

Domestic abuse can be:

  • physical
  • emotional
  • sexual
  • financial
  • psychological

It can include so-called ‘honour-based’ violence or abuse such as female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage.

Domestic abuse can happen to anyone. If you’re experiencing domestic abuse you should get help immediately.

Remember that you are not to blame – never be afraid to ask for help and support.

Get information about people and organisations that could help you.

Read the legal definition of domestic abuse in the Domestic Abuse Act 2021.

Page last updated: 8 June 2023

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