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

Section 6: Duration of orders

17.This section provides that where the court specifies, in a forced marriage protection order, a period for which it is to have effect, the order has effect until the expiry of that period (unless the order is recalled under section 7 or extended under section 8). If no period is specified, the order has effect until it is recalled.

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