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Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 No 80
Current version for 28 March 2020 to date (accessed 2 June 2020 at 06:44)
89 Detention of defendant for making and service of interim apprehended personal violence order
(1) A police officer who is making or is about to make an application for a provisional order that is an interim apprehended personal violence order may give either of the following directions to the person against whom the order is sought—(a) that the person remain at the scene where the incident occurred that was the reason for making the application,(b) in a case where the person has left the scene of that incident—that the person remain at another place where the police officer locates the person.(2) If a person refuses or fails to comply with a direction under this section, the police officer who gave the direction or another police officer may detain the person at the scene of the incident or other place, or detain the person and take the person to a police station.