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The sheriff may grant a banning order only if satisfied—
(a)that an adult at risk is being, or is likely to be, seriously harmed by another person,
(b)that the adult at risk’s well-being or property would be better safeguarded by banning that other person from a place occupied by the adult than it would be by moving the adult from that place, and
(i)the adult at risk is entitled, or permitted by a third party, or
(ii)neither the adult at risk nor the subject is entitled, or permitted by a third party,
to occupy the place from which the subject is to be banned.
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