In this Part--
"application" for an order means an application to a court for the making of a final apprehended violence order or an interim court order.
"application proceedings" means proceedings in relation to an application for an order.
"authorised officer" has the same meaning as in the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 and includes the Registrar of the Children's Court.
"court" means the Local Court or the Children's Court.
"Magistrate" includes a Children's Magistrate.
"rules" means rules of court made under the Local Court Act 2007 or the Children's Court Act 1987 .