Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988

14 Interim orders

(1)

On an application to a court for the exercise of its jurisdiction under this Part, the court may, either on the motion of the applicant or of its own motion, make an interim order under section 10 or section 11 or section 12, pending the final determination of the application.

(2)

Every party to the application, and the person in respect of whom the application is made, shall be given notice of any interim order made pursuant to this section, and shall be entitled to be heard on it.

(3)

No interim order made pursuant to this section shall continue in force for more than 6 months after the date on which it is made.

(4)

An interim order made pursuant to this section may be varied, discharged, or enforced in the same manner as if it were a final order of the Family Court.

(5)

After hearing the parties, and the person in respect of whom the application is made, on any interim order made pursuant to this section, or such of them as wish to be heard, the court may—

(a)

make 1 but only 1 further interim order; or

(b)

make a final order; or

(c)

dismiss the application.

Section 14(4): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).