Clare’s Law

Clare’s Law

If you think that you, or someone you know, might be at risk of domestic abuse – you have the right to ask.

If you are concerned about your own safety Clare’s Law gives you a way to apply for information about your partner’s history. It also enables a concerned family member, friend, neighbour or colleague to apply for that information.

Clare’s Law, also known as the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme, can help people make an informed decision about whether to continue with a relationship, and provides support when making that choice.

Anyone can apply for a disclosure using Clare’s Law

If you are in a relationship and worried that your partner may have an abusive past visit the Metropolitan Police website.

Or you can download the Metropolitan Police Clare’s Law guidance for applicants.