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Ministry of Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Abuse: Restraining Orders more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that victims of domestic abuse are protected in cases where their attacker's restraining order is varied. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harlow more like this
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Robert Halfon remove filter
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 allows the court, upon conviction or acquittal, to make a restraining order for the purpose of protecting the victim from conduct that amounts to harassment or that will cause fear of violence.</p><p>The primary consideration of the court is that restraining orders remain necessary for the purpose of protecting the victim. When an application to vary a restraining order is made, the judiciary must consider the impact on the victim. Any application to vary must be shared with the victim to allow them to give their views before an order can be varied. All decisions on a variation are always communicated to the CPS, the police and the victim so that consideration can be made as to any additional protection that may be required. Departmental procedures require the police to receive notice within 30 minutes of an order being varied, so that they can take immediate steps if that is necessary.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T16:42:52.533Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:42:52.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Halfon more like this