(1) This section provides for bonds that a court may require a person to enter into under paragraph 70NFB(2)(b).
(2) A bond is to be for a specified period of up to 2 years.
(3) A bond may be:
(a) with or without surety; and
(b) with or without security.
(4) The conditions that may be imposed on a person by a bond include (without limitation) conditions that require the person:
(a) to attend an appointment (or a series of appointments) with a family consultant; or
(b) to attend family counselling; or
(c) to attend family dispute resolution; or
(d) to be of good behaviour.
Note: Before imposing a condition under this subsection, the court must consider seeking the advice of a family consultant about the services appropriate to the person's needs (see section 11E).
(5) If a court proposes to require a person to enter into a bond, it must, before making the requirement, explain to the person, in language likely to be readily understood by the person:
(a) the purpose and effect of the proposed requirement; and
(b) the consequences that may follow if the person:
(i) fails to enter into the bond; or
(ii) having entered into the bond--fails to act in accordance with the bond.