Protection order

A Protection Order restrains the abuser from further violence and orders him/her to be of good conduct. The order can last for a period not exceeding 24 months and:

  1. Prohibit the abuser (the respondent) from being on the same premises where the applicant resides or works
  2. Prohibit the abuser from being on premises specified in the order, being premises frequented by the applicant
  3. Prohibit the abuser from approaching within a specified distance of the applicant
  4. Prohibit the abuser from contacting, harassing, threatening or intimidating the applicant
  5. Prohibit the abuser from damaging property of the applicant
  6. Prohibit the abuser from causing or attempting to cause another person to engage in conduct referred to in paragraphs (d) and (e)
  7. Specify the conditions on which the abuser may:
  • Be on premises on which the applicant resides, works or which he frequents
  • Approach or contact the applicant or a child of the applicant