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Safety and protection orders

This section looks at the types of orders the police and the court can make to help keep you and your family safe.

If you are a victim of domestic violence you might be able to get a Police Safety Order from the police or a protection order from the court.

If you are a victim of a violent offence and the offender was sent to prison for more than 2 years you might be able to get a non-contact order (also called Victims’ Orders against Violent Offenders).

Help with safety orders

There are agencies who can give you more information about different types of safety orders or help you apply for one:

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