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(1)A DVPN must state—
(a)the grounds on which it has been issued,
(b)that a constable may arrest P without warrant if the constable has reasonable grounds for believing that P is in breach of the DVPN,
(c)that an application for a domestic violence protection order under section 27 will be heard within 48 hours of the time of service of the DVPN and a notice of the hearing will be given to P,
(d)that the DVPN continues in effect until that application has been determined, and
(e)the provision that a magistrates' court may include in a domestic violence protection order.
(2)A DVPN must be in writing and must be served on P personally by a constable.
(3)On serving P with a DVPN, the constable must ask P for an address for the purposes of being given the notice of the hearing of the application for the domestic violence protection order.
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