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1

Define close personal relationship

When considering whether a person has a close personal relationship with another, the court must have regard to the:
* nature and intensity of the relationship and in particular
amount of time the people spend together
place or places where that time is ordinarily spent
Manner in which that time is ordinarily spent and
Duration of the relationship.

2

Who is a qualified constable?

A qualified constable is a constable of or above the position level of sergeant. They must hold the substantive position level or otherwise be formally appointed.

3

Immediate effects of a safety order

Require a person to:
surrender any weapon in their control or any firearms licence held to a constable
vacate any land or building occupied by a person at risk

4

Factors to consider when issuing a PSO

Welfare of any children
The hardship that may be caused if the order is issued
Previous police interactions
History of mental illness
Whether it is likely that the alleged violent person will use or again use domestic violence against the person at risk