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The Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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Offence of harassment

4.—(1) A person who pursues a course of conduct in breach of Article 3 shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under this Article shall be liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale, or both.

(3) In Article 26(2) of the [1989 NI 12.] Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (arrestable offences), after sub-paragraph (f) there shall be inserted—

(g)an offence under Article 4 of the Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997..

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