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6(1)The court may vary or discharge a forced marriage protection order on an application by—N.I.
(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 paragraph 3(1)(b) even though no application under sub-paragraph (1) above has been made to the court.
(3)Paragraph 4 applies to a variation of a forced marriage protection order as it applies to the making of such an order; and, accordingly, references in that paragraph to making a forced marriage protection order are to be read as references to varying such an order.
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