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Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction)(Scotland) Act 2011

Section 2: Contents of orders

9.Subsection (1) provides that the court may make an order containing any terms that are considered appropriate for the purposes of protecting a person from being forced into a marriage or who has been forced into a marriage. Subsection (3) gives some examples.

10.Subsection (2) makes it clear that the terms of the order may relate to conduct outwith, as well as within, Scotland. It also makes it clear that, in addition to persons who force or attempt to force a person to enter into a marriage, the terms of the order may relate to persons who are, or may become, involved in other respects. Subsection (4) provides examples of such involvement.

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