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Interim court orders made by Registrar with consent

23 Interim court orders made by Registrar with consent

(1) A Registrar may, on application, make an interim apprehended domestic violence order or an interim apprehended personal violence order if satisfied that the protected person and the defendant consent to the making of the order.
(2) Section 78 (Orders made with consent of parties) applies in relation to the making of an order by a Registrar under this section in the same way as it applies to the making of an interim court order by a court.
(3) If an interim court order is made by a Registrar--
(a) the Registrar is to require the defendant to appear at a further hearing of the matter before a court as soon as practicable after the interim court order is made, and
(b) the court may, at the further hearing or an adjourned hearing, make a final apprehended violence order in the same terms as the interim court order or with variations or may revoke the interim court order.
(4) An interim court order made by a Registrar of a court under this section is taken to have been made by the court and has effect accordingly.
(5) Section 76 applies to a Registrar who makes an interim court order under this section.

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