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Domestic Violence Act No. 116 of 1998 and Regulations

The legislation contained in this publication provides for the issuing of protection orders with regard to domestic violence.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780639009193

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The legislation contained in this publication provides for the issuing of protection orders with regard to domestic violence.

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Table of contents

PART_1 - Domestic Violence Act

1. - Definitions

2. - Duty to assist and inform complainant of rights

3. - Arrest by peace officer without warrant

4. - Application for protection order

5. - Consideration of application and issuing of interim protection order

6. - Issuing of protection order

7. - Court's powers in respect of protection order

8. - Warrant of arrest upon issuing of protection order

9. - Seizure of arms and dangerous weapons

10. - Variation or setting aside of protection order

11. - Attendance of proceedings and prohibition of publication of certain information

12. - Jurisdiction

13. - Service of documents

14. - Legal representation

15. - Costs

16. - Appeal and review

17. - Offences

18. - Application of Act by prosecuting authority and members of South African Police Service

19. - Regulations

20. - Amendment of section 40 of Act 51 of 1977, as amended by section 41 of Act 129 of 1993 and section 4 of Act 18 of 1996

21. - Repeal of laws and savings

22. - Short title and commencement

PART_2 - Domestic Violence Regulations

1. - Regulations under the Domestic Violence Act, 1998 under GNR.1311 dated 5 November 1999

2. - National Instruction 7/1999 – Domestic Violence under GN 207 dated 3 March 2006