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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 68B

Injunctions

             (1)  If proceedings are instituted in a court having jurisdiction under this Part for an injunction in relation to a child, the court may make such order or grant such injunction as it considers appropriate for the welfare of the child, including:

                     (a)  an injunction for the personal protection of the child; or

                     (b)  an injunction for the personal protection of:

                              (i)  a parent of the child; or

                             (ii)  a person with whom the child is to live under a parenting order; or

                            (iii)  a person with whom the child is to spend time under a parenting order; or

                            (iv)  a person with whom the child is to communicate under a parenting order; or

                             (v)  a person who has parental responsibility for the child; or

                     (c)  an injunction restraining a person from entering or remaining in:

                              (i)  a place of residence, employment or education of the child; or

                             (ii)  a specified area that contains a place of a kind referred to in subparagraph (i); or

                     (d)  an injunction restraining a person from entering or remaining in:

                              (i)  a place of residence, employment or education of a person referred to in paragraph (b); or

                             (ii)  a specified area that contains a place of a kind referred to in subparagraph (i).

             (2)  A court exercising jurisdiction under this Act (other than in proceedings to which subsection (1) applies) may grant an injunction in relation to a child, by interlocutory order or otherwise, in any case in which it appears to the court to be just or convenient to do so.

             (3)  An injunction under this section may be granted unconditionally or on such terms and conditions as the court considers appropriate.



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