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

Section 5: Interim orders

16.This section enables the court to make interim orders in the absence of a person who is, or would be, a party to proceedings for the order where it considers it is equitable to do so. In deciding whether to make an interim order, the court must have regard to all the circumstances including any risk of significant harm if the order is not made immediately.

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