The Protection from Harassment Court: Expeditious and Effective Protection for Harassment Victims

02 Jun 2021

With the establishment of the Protection from Harassment Court on 1 June 2021, victims of harassment may benefit from simplified proceedings, and a more expeditious avenue of recourse. The simplified track is available for more straightforward claims under the Protection of Harassment Act – complex claims or those that are intermingled with non-harassment proceedings (such as general family or civil actions) will still be heard under the usual court system.
 
This article also discusses the enhanced protection for harassment victims, introduced by the amendments to the Protection from Harassment Act. 

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