6 Guide to related sentencing provisions

(1)

Sections 123A to 123H (protection orders) of the Sentencing Act 2002 apply if—

(a)

an offender is convicted of a family violence offence (as defined in section 123A of that Act); and

(b)

no protection order made under this Act is in force against the offender for the protection of the victim of the offence.

(2)

Those related sentencing provisions enable the court, as well as imposing a sentence or making any other order, to make a protection order against the offender if—

(a)

the court is satisfied that the making of the order is necessary for the protection of the victim of the offence; and

(b)

the victim of the offence does not object to the making of the order.