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CRIMES (DOMESTIC AND PERSONAL VIOLENCE) ACT 2007 - SECT 8

Meaning of “stalking”

8 Meaning of “stalking”

(1) In this Act,
"stalking" includes the following of a person about or the watching or frequenting of the vicinity of, or an approach to, a person’s place of residence, business or work or any place that a person frequents for the purposes of any social or leisure activity.
(2) For the purpose of determining whether a person’s conduct amounts to stalking, a court may have regard to any pattern of violence (especially violence constituting a domestic violence offence) in the person’s behaviour.



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