Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 No 80
Current version for 28 March 2020 to date (accessed 2 June 2020 at 06:43)
Part 4 Section 15
15   Application for making of apprehended domestic violence order by court
(1)  An application may be made in accordance with Part 10 for an apprehended domestic violence order for the protection of—
(a)  a person against another person with whom he or she has or has had a domestic relationship, or
(b)  two or more persons against another person with whom at least one of those persons has or has had a domestic relationship.
(2)  An application is to be treated as an application for an apprehended personal violence order if none of the persons for whose protection the order would be made has or has had a domestic relationship with the person against whom it is sought.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to a provisional order that is made by a senior police officer and treated as an application for an order pursuant to section 29.