Domestic Abuse Protection Order (DAPO)

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order made by a court for the purpose of preventing a person (‘P’) from being abusive towards a person aged 16 or over to whom P is personally connected; it may be made (a) on application by the person for whom the protection order is sought, by the police or by other person specified, or (b) in the course of certain proceedings; Domestic Abuse Act 2021, section 27

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