DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Domestic Violence Regulations

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REGULATIONS

(section 21)

(8th November, 2013)

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

REGULATIONS

   1.   Citation

   2.   Application for an order

   3.   Notice to applicant

   4.   Variation and revocation of an order

      Schedule

S.I. 106, 2013.

1.   Citation

   These Regulations may be cited as the Domestic Violence Regulations.

2.   Application for an order

   (1) An application made in terms of section 7(1) of the Act shall be in Form 1 set out in the Schedule.

   (2) An application referred to in subregulation (1) shall be accompanied by a draft order in Form 2 set out in the Schedule.

   (3) Where an application is brought on behalf of an applicant by another person in terms of section 7 (6) of the Act, the affidavit referred to in section 7 (2) shall set out -

   (a)   the occupation of the person and capacity in which such person brings the application; and

   (b)   except in cases excluded by the provisions of section 7 (5) of the Act, the written consent of the applicant.

3.   Notice to applicant

   The person referred to in section 7 (6) of the Act and any other person making an application on behalf of an applicant shall -

   (a)   issue to an applicant a written notice which contains the information provided in Form 3;

   (b)   read the notice or cause the notice to be read, and if reasonably possible, be in the official language of the applicants choice;

   (c)   inquire from an applicant whether he or she-

      (i)   understands the contents of the notice, and

      (ii)   requires further information concerning the relief available in terms of the Act; and

   (d)   on request by an applicant, further explain to the best of his or her ability-

      (i)   any part of the notice which the applicant does not understand, and

      (ii)   the relief available to the applicant in terms of the Act.

4.   Variation and revocation of an order

   An application to vary or set aside an order in terms of section 13 of the Act shall be in Form 4 set out in the Schedule.

SCHEDULE

Form 1
APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER

(reg 2 (1))

1.   PARTICULARS OF APPLICANT (Survivor of domestic violence)

Surname:

Full Names:

Sex:

Level of Education: (tick appropriate)

Tertiary.................................................

Secondary.............................................

Primary ................................................

None.....................................................

Identity Card/Passport Number/N/A (for minor):

Date of Birth:

Physical Residential Address:

Postal Home Address:

Home/Contact Telephone Number:

Physical Work Address (include name of organisation):

Postal Work Address:

Work Telephone Number:

Occupation:

Nature of relationship with person who committed the act of domestic violence (Respondent):

2.   PARTICULARS OF PERSON MAKING THE APPLICATION ON BEHALF OF THE APPLICANT (if applicable)

If NO, indicate why there is no written consent from the applicant:
(tick the appropriate answer)

Surname:

Full Names:

Sex:

Level of Education: (tick appropriate)

Tertiary.................................................

Secondary.............................................

Primary ................................................

None.....................................................

Identity Card/Passport Number:

Date of Birth:

Physical Residential Address:

Home Postal Address:

Contact Telephone Number:

Physical Work Address (include name of organisation):

Postal Work Address:

Work Telephone Number:

Occupation:

Capacity in which application is made:

Nature of relationship with the applicant:

State reason(s) why application is made on behalf of the applicant:

Indicate whether written consent of applicant has been obtained and attached:

YES......................................................
NO.......................................................

Because the applicant is:

   (a)   a minor under the age of 18 years

   (b)   suffering fromamental disability

   (c)   unconscious

   (d)    under the influence of an intoxicating substance

   (e)    Other reasons (Please specify)

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3.   PARTICULARS OF PERSON WHO COMMITTED ACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

   (Hereafter called the Respondent) In so far as such particulars are available

Surname:

Full Names:

Sex:

Level of Education: (tick appropriate)

Tertiary.................................................

Secondary.............................................

Primary ................................................

None.....................................................

Identity Card/Passport Number:

Date of Birth:

Physical Residential Address:

Home Postal Address:

Contact Telephone Number:

Physical Work Address (include name of organisation):

Postal Work Address:

Work Telephone Number:

Occupation:

4.   OTHER PERSONS AFFECTED BY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BESIDES THE APPLICANT

   (a)   Particulars of children and adults:

Name:

Sex:

Age:

Relationship to complainant

   (b)   How are the persons affected?

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   (c)   Do any of these persons suffer from mental or physical disabilities ? If so give details:

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