Domestic Violence Interim Protection Order
A domestic violence interim protection order is a temporary and urgent legal protection order that can be sought pending investigations by the police
following an information to the commission of the offence involving domestic violence.
A domestic violence interim protection order will cease to have effect upon the completion of the investigations.
Domestic Violence Protection Order
A domestic violence protection order is an order that can be sought during any criminal proceedings
under the Penal Code (Malay: Kanun Keseksaan
) where the accused is charged with an offence
committed under circumstances that falls within the definition of domestic violence
A domestic violence protection order is good for a period, not exceeding twelve (12) months and can be extended for a further period, not exceeding twelve (12) months if the court is satisfied that such extension is necessary for your protection and personal safety.
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