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Protection from Harassment Act, No. 17 of 2011**

Long title


To provide for the issuing of protection orders against harassment; to effect consequenntial amendments to the Firearms Control Act, 2000; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE
1. Definitions and application of Act
2. Application for protection order
3. Consideration of application and issuing of interim protection order
4. Electronic communications: service provider to furnish particulars to court
5. Court may order investigation to ascertain name and address of respondent
6. Powers of members of South African Police Service to ascertain name and address of respondent
7. Attendance of witnesses
8. Circumstances in which proceedings may not take place in open court and publication of information
9. Issuing of protection order
10. Court's powers in respect of protection order
11. Warrant of arrest upon issuing of protection order
12. Seizure of weapons
13. Variation or setting aside of protection order
14. Jurisdiction
15. Service of documents
16. Costs
17. Appeal and review
18. Offences
19. Regulations
20. Policy directives
21. Amendment of section 102 of Act 60 of 2000...
22. Amendment of Schedule 2 to Act 60 of 2000
23. Short title and commencement

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