When does the police have to make an AVO?

When does the police have to make an AVO?

An AVO is usually made by a court, but in some instances the police can make an order. These orders are made with conditions designed to protect you from future abuse. An AVO must be made for a fixed period of time.

What happens if a person breaches an AVO?

If the person the AVO is against (the violent person) breaches a term of the order, you should ring the police who will investigate. Breaching an AVO is a criminal offence in every state and territory, and there may be other offences committed while breaching the order like assault or property damage.

Is it a misdemeanour to go armed in Queensland?

Going armed as to cause fear is created by section 69 of the Queensland Criminal Code which provides for a maximum penalty of 2 years imprisonment and states: “ (1) any person who goes armed in public without lawful occasion in such a manner as to cause fear to any person is guilty of a misdemeanour, and is liable to imprisonment for 2 years.”

Are there shooting events on the Sunshine Coast?

We run shooting events in Melbourne, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast for bucks and hens parties, birthday parties or for those who just want to have a go with their mates. We offer a wide range of options to suit your needs to make your day an unforgettable experience including transport and catering.

Can you apply for an AVO in another state?

While the names differ, the processes in each state are similar. An AVO made in any state or territory of Australia can be registered for enforcement in any other state or territory if the need arises. You may be able to apply for another type of order for your protection if you are afraid of a person with whom you are not in a relationship.

Where can I get legal assistance for an AVO?

If you require legal assistance, please telephone 1300 636 846 or request a consultation at gotocourt.com.au.

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