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Explanatory Statement Domestic and Family Violence Amendment Bill 2010 (Serial 128)

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Title

Explanatory Statement Domestic and Family Violence Amendment Bill 2010 (Serial 128)

Other title

Tabled paper 1002

Collection

Tabled papers for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2010-10-20

Description

Tabled By Delia Lawrie

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/281116

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/415216

Page content

4 Clause 5. Amendment of section 22 (Premises access order) Clause 5 amends section 22 by repealing subsections (1)(a) and (b) and replacing them with new subsections which provide that a premises access order may be made in relation to premises where the defendant and protected person live together or previously lived together. The amendment is intended to ensure that a premises access order can be made in relation to a protected person who has left premises prior to obtaining the DVO. Clause 6. Amendment of section 23 (Order for replacement tenancy agreement)O Clause 6 amends section 23 by repealing subsection (1) and replaces it with a new subsection clarifying that the section applies if a premises access order is made for a premises where the defendant and protected person live together or previously lived together and the defendant and protected person are tenants of the premises. The amendment is intended to ensure that the section applies to premises access orders made in relation to a protected person who has left the premises prior to obtaining the DVO. Clause 6 also repeals subsection (2)(b) and replaces it with a new subsection which provides that an order may be made for a replacement tenancy agreement for the benefit of the protected person, or with the agreement of the protected person, for the benefit of the defendant. This amendment is intended to enable a replacement tenancy agreement for the benefit of the defendant in circumstances where the protected person does not want to remain as a tenant of the premises.


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