CHAPTER 28:05
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

 

   SECTION

 

 

 

PART I
Preliminary

 

   1.   Short title

 

   2.   Interpretation

 

   3.   Jurisdiction of courts

 

   4.   Lodging and hearing of application

 

   5.   Service of documents

 

   6.   Nature of proceedings

 

 

 

PART II
Orders

 

   7.   Application for an order

 

   8.   Consideration of application

 

   9.   Interim order

 

   10.   Occupation order

 

   11.   Tenancy order

 

   12.   Validity of order

 

   13.   Variation and revocation of order

 

 

 

PART III
General

 

   14.   Third party interest in property subject to order

 

   15.   Effect of order on interest in property

 

   16.   Use of furniture, household effects, etc.

 

   17.   Rights not diminished by Act

 

   18.   Appeals

 

   19.   Offence and penalty

 

   20.   Register of applications, etc.

 

   21.   Regulations

 

 

Act 10, 2008,
S.I. 71, 2008.

An Act to provide for the protection of survivors of domestic violence and formatters connected therewith.

[Date of Commencement: 30th April, 2008]

PART I
Preliminary (ss 1-6)

 

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Domestic Violence Act.

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