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CRIMES (DOMESTIC AND PERSONAL VIOLENCE) ACT 2007 - SECT 29
Provisional order taken to be application for court order
(1) A provisional order is taken, for the purposes of this Act, to be an
application by the applicant officer under Part 10.
(2) The provisional order
is to contain a direction for the appearance of the defendant at a hearing of
the application by an appropriate court on a date specified in the order by
the issuing officer.
(3) The specified date must be--
(a) the next date on
which the matter can be listed on a domestic violence list at the appropriate
(b) in any case, a date that is not more than 28 days after the
making of the provisional order.
(3A) Failure to comply with the requirement
under subsection (3)(b) does not affect the validity of the provisional order
if the failure is due to court sitting arrangements that prevent the matter
from being heard by the appropriate court.
(4) During the prescribed period,
the reference to 28 days in subsection (3)(b) is taken to be a reference to 6
(5) In this section--
"prescribed period" means the period--
(a) starting on the commencement of
subsection (4), and
(b) ending on--
(i) the day that is 6 months after the
(ii) the later day, not more than 12 months after the
commencement, prescribed by the regulations.
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