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FAMILY VIOLENCE ACT 2004 - SECT 9

Emotional abuse or intimidation

(1)  A person must not pursue a course of conduct that he or she knows, or ought to know, is likely to have the effect of unreasonably controlling or intimidating, or causing mental harm, apprehension or fear in, his or her spouse or partner.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 40 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years.
(2)  In this section –
a course of conduct includes limiting the freedom of movement of a person's spouse or partner by means of threats or intimidation.



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