The bill would amend the Family Law Act 1975 to establish new federal family violence orders which, if breached, could be criminally enforced. The bill would allow a listed court to make a federal family violence order where the court is satisfied that a person has been or there are reasonable grounds to suspect that it is likely that they will be subjected to family violence or, in the case of children, the child has been or there are reasonable grounds to suspect that it is likely that they will be subjected or exposed to family violence.
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