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Name: Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (c. 40).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-03-21
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-1997-L-92497
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line, National Archives, United Kingdom PDF PDF (consulted on 2013-03-14)
Abstract/Citation: Introductory Text

England and Wales
1. Prohibition of harassment.
2. Offence of harassment.
3. Civil remedy.
4. Putting people in fear of violence.
5. Restraining orders.
6. Limitation.
7. Interpretation of this group of sections.

8. Harassment.
9. Breach of non-harassment order.
10. Limitation.
11. Non-harassment order following criminal offence. General
12. National security, etc.
13. Corresponding provision for Northern Ireland.
14. Extent.
15. Commencement.
16. Short title
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