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CRIMES (DOMESTIC AND PERSONAL VIOLENCE) ACT 2007 - SECT 98ZB
Recognised DVO prevails over earlier comparable DVOs
98ZB Recognised DVO prevails over earlier comparable DVOs
(1) A recognised DVO that is enforceable against a defendant in New South
"new DVO" ) supersedes--
(a) any comparable recognised DVO made earlier than
the new DVO, and
(b) any comparable local DVO made earlier than the new DVO
(whether or not the local DVO is a recognised DVO).
(2) The earlier
comparable DVO is superseded from the time the recognised DVO becomes
enforceable against the defendant.
(3) A recognised DVO that is superseded
ceases to be a recognised DVO.
(4) A local DVO that is superseded is revoked.
(5) A DVO is not superseded to the extent that it relates to a
protected person who is not a protected person under the new DVO.
Accordingly, a DVO continues to be a recognised DVO, and to have effect, to
the extent that it relates to a person who is not a protected person under the
(7) A DVO made by a police officer does not supersede a comparable
DVO made by a court (of any jurisdiction).
(7A) A provisional order made
under this Act by an authorised officer does not supersede a comparable DVO
made by a court (of any jurisdiction).
(8) A DVO is
"comparable" with another DVO if--
(a) the DVOs are made against the same
(b) the DVOs are made for the protection of one or more of the
same protected persons.
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