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Police Safety Orders vs Protection Orders

September 18, 2013 at 3:29 PM

Family Violence and domestic violence victims are reportedly resorting to temporary police safety orders instead of taking out full protection orders.

The reasons? These victims are generally confused in thinking that a temporary police safety order is a protection order until they are told that it lasts only 3-5 days. Usually they do not want to get a protection order once they are into the 'honeymoon' period of domestic disputes.

Read this news item here.