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DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PROTECTION ACT 2012 - SECT 54
When court must consider naming child
54 When court must consider naming child
(1) This section applies—
(a) if a court is—
(i) hearing an application
for a domestic violence order; or
(ii) hearing an application for a variation
of a domestic violence order; or
(iii) deciding whether to make a
domestic violence order under section 42 or 43; and
(b) the application
mentioned in paragraph (a)(i) or (ii), or any other information before the
court, discloses the existence of a child of the aggrieved, or a child who
usually lives with the aggrieved.
(2) The court must consider whether the
child should be named under section 53 in the domestic violence order.
To remove any doubt, it is declared that this section applies whether or not
the application mentioned in paragraph (a)(i) or (ii) seeks to name the child
in the order.
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