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Prevention of Domestic Violence and Protection of Victims of Domestic Violence [Draft] Bill, 2003
March 23, 2004

Index of articles surrounding the debate of the Domestic Violence Bill in 2006

[Thanks to Veritas Trust for the electronic copy of this document]]

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Arrangement of sections

1. Short title
2. Interpretation
3. Meaning of Domestic Violence and its scope
4. Duties of Police Officer.
5. Arrest by Police Officer without warrant.
6. Application for a protection order.
7. Determination of application.
8. Issue of interim protection order.
9. Issue of protection order.
10. Contents of protection order.
11. Application for revocation, variation or extension of order
12. Issue of further copies of orders and warrants of and arrest.
I3. Enforcement of protection orders
14. Domestic Violence Counsellors.
15. Domestic Violence Committee
16. Offences.
17. Regulations

[draft] BILL

To provide for protection and relief to victims of domestic violence and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

[to be] ENACTED by the President and Parliament of Zimbabwe.

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