(1)This section applies where an application under section 104(5) or 105(1) (“the main application”) has not been determined.
(2)An application for an order under this section (“an interim sexual offences prevention order”)—
(a)may be made by the complaint by which the main application is made, or
(b)if the main application has been made, may be made by the person who has made that application, by complaint to the court to which that application has been made.
(3)The court may, if it considers it just to do so, make an interim sexual offences prevention order, prohibiting the defendant from doing anything described in the order.
(4)Such an order—
(a)has effect only for a fixed period, specified in the order;
(b)ceases to have effect, if it has not already done so, on the determination of the main application.
(5)Section 107(3) to (5) apply to an interim sexual offences prevention order as if references to an order were references to such an order, and with the omission of “as renewed from time to time” in both places.
(6)The applicant or the defendant may by complaint apply to the court that made the interim sexual offences prevention order for the order to be varied, renewed or discharged.
(7)Subsection (6) applies to orders under—
(a)section 2A or 20(4)(a) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37) (interim orders made in England and Wales or Scotland), and
(b)Article 6A of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/2839 (N.I. 20)) (interim orders made in Northern Ireland),
as it applies to interim sexual offences prevention orders.