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CRIMES (DOMESTIC AND PERSONAL VIOLENCE) ACT 2007 - SECT 11

Meaning of "domestic violence offence"

11 Meaning of "domestic violence offence"

(1) In this Act,
"domestic violence offence" means an offence committed by a person against another person with whom the person who commits the offence has (or has had) a domestic relationship, being:
(a) a personal violence offence, or
(b) an offence (other than a personal violence offence) that arises from substantially the same circumstances as those from which a personal violence offence has arisen, or
(c) an offence (other than a personal violence offence) the commission of which is intended to coerce or control the person against whom it is committed or to cause that person to be intimidated or fearful (or both).
(2) In this section,
"offence" includes an offence under the Criminal Code Act 1995 of the Commonwealth.



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