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[F163GVariation of orders and their dischargeE+W
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F1Pt. 4A inserted (25.11.2008 except in regard to the insertion of s. 63N) by Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 (c. 20), ss. 1, 4(2); S.I. 2008/2779, art. 2(a)

(1)The court may vary or discharge a forced marriage protection order on an application by—

(a)any party to the proceedings for the order;

(b)the person being protected by the order (if not a party to the proceedings for the order); or

(c)any person affected by the order.

(2)In addition, the court may vary or discharge a forced marriage protection order made by virtue of section 63C(1)(b) even though no application under subsection (1) above has been made to the court.

(3)Section 63D applies to a variation of a forced marriage protection order as it applies to the making of such an order.

(4)Section 63E applies to proceedings for a variation of a forced marriage protection order as it applies to proceedings for the making of such an order.

(5)Accordingly, references in sections 63D and 63E to making a forced marriage protection order are to be read for the purposes of subsections (3) and (4) above as references to varying such an order.

(6)Subsection (7) applies if a power of arrest has been attached to provisions of a forced marriage protection order by virtue of section 63H.

(7)The court may vary or discharge the order under this section so far as it confers a power of arrest (whether or not there is a variation or discharge of any other provision of the order).]

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