Injunctions in Personal Protection Cases – Civil and Criminal Enforcement

Recorded on: 23/06/2021

When applying for injunctions for personal protection, it is imperative for family practitioners to be clear as to the remedies available in the event of alleged breach of such orders or undertakings.

This webinar will explore the developments surrounding enforcement, with particular regard to the recent changes to committal proceedings, including:

  • Consideration of orders available
  • Non-molestation and occupation orders
  • Consideration of the criteria
  • The use of additional/ancillary orders pursuant to s.40 Family Law Act 1996 and enforcement
  • Position regarding ‘without notice’ orders and enforcement
  • Enforcement of exclusion provisions attached to molestation orders and public law children orders
  • Use of inherent jurisdiction and ouster orders
  • Use of inherent jurisdiction and enforcement relating to child sexual exploitation orders
  • Practice guidance Family Court ‐ Duration of Ex Parte (Without Notice) Orders: 18 January 2017
  • Position with undertakings and enforcement
  • Enforcement of occupation orders – use of section 47 Family Law Act 1996
  • Criminal sanctions and use of the Domestic Violence, Crimes and Victims Act 2004
  • Powers of court on committal
  • Civil remedies
  • Use of Part 37 Family Procedure Rules 2010 and recent changes
  • Options at committal hearing following Hale v Tanner 2000 1 WLR 237



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