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Documentary evidence to accompany objection to listing of information

    (1)     For the purposes of section 439F(7)(b) of the Act, the prescribed documentary evidence is—

        (a)     a written statement by the person making the objection, stating that the information relates to an act or a circumstance of family violence or personal violence experienced by the person; and

        (b)     either—

              (i)     a copy of an extract of a relevant family violence intervention order, family violence safety notice or recognised non-local DVO or a personal safety intervention order that has been certified in accordance with Part 5 of the Oaths and Affirmations Act 2018 ; or

              (ii)     any letter, report, written statement in relation to the alleged family or personal violence or other documentary materials from a person, organisation or entity specified in subregulation (2).

    (2)     For the purposes of subregulation (1)(b)(ii), the following persons, organisations and entities are specified—

        (a)     support workers;

        (b)     health professionals;

        (c)     religious entities and their employees;

        (d)     crisis accommodation providers;

        (e)     the Department of Health and Human Services (Child Protection);

        (f)     Victoria Police within the meaning of the Victoria Police Act 2013 ;

        (g)     the Australian Federal Police within the meaning of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 of the Commonwealth;

        (h)     a police service (however described) of another State or a Territory;

              (i)     employees of educational institutions and schools;

        (j)     family and friends of the person;

        (k)     the employer of the person making the objection;

        (l)     an Australian legal practitioner.

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