Story: Domestic violence

Sample protection order

Sample protection order

This is a sample first page of a temporary protection order. The full form attached gives details of the order's conditions, which include prohibitions on harassing or assaulting the protected person, damaging or threatening to damage their property, and possessing firearms.

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Family Court of New Zealand

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Domestic violence - Law and policing changes – 1980s and beyond', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/pdf/28293/sample-protection-order (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 19 Jul 2018