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Section 14 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 | Contravening Apprehended Violence Order


Section 14 of the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 is the offence of ‘contravening an apprehended violence order’. The section prescribes a maximum penalty of 2 years’ imprisonment and/or a fine of $5,500 for anyone who contravenes an AVO. If you are going to court, call Sydney Criminal Lawyers® for a Free First …

Section 13 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 | Stalking or Intimidation


Section 13 of the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 contains the offence of ‘stalking or intimidating’. It prescribes a maximum penalty of 5 years’ imprisonment and/or a fine of $5,500 for those who stalk or intimidates others with the intention of causing  fear physical or mental harm. If you are going to court, call …

Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 (NSW) Sections


The Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 (NSW) sets out the rules about Apprehended Violence Orders (or ‘AVO’s) such as: • Who can apply for an AVO, • When AVO’s can be applied for, or in some circumstances must be applied for, • What the Court must consider when deciding whether to grant a …