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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 59: Provisions that violent offences prevention orders may contain

This section specifies the prohibitions or requirements (or both) that the court may impose as part of the VOPO.

It stipulates that the order may only include those prohibitions or requirements that are necessary for the purpose of protecting the public from the risk of serious violent harm from the person to whom the order relates.

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