A banning order is a legal means to separate an adult who has been harmed by a person within Scotland. The order can last for up to 6 months and have specified conditions attached to resolve the harm or to reinforce the need to keep the adult away from the harmer. The chapter describes the legal stages need for an application and also how to evidence temporary banning order and situations where the banning order has been breached. A case study is used to illustrated these procedures.
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