Domestic Violence Act 1996

Hearing of applications under various Acts together.


9.(1) Where an application is made to the court for an order under this Act, the court may, on application to it in the same proceedings and without the institution of proceedings under the Act concerned, if it appears to the court to be proper to do so, make one or more of the orders referred to in subsection (2).

(2) The provisions to which subsection (1)relates are as follows, that is to say:

(a) an order under section 11 (as amended by the Status of Children Act, 1987) of the Guardianship of Infants Act, 1964;

(b) an order under section 5, 5A, 6, 7 or 21A of the Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act, 1976 (as amended by the Status of Children Act, 1987);

(c) an order under section 5 or 9 of the Family Home Protection Act, 1976;

F23[(cc) an order under section 30, 34 or 45 of the Act of 2010; ]

(d) an order under the Child Care Act, 1991.




Inserted (1.01.2011) by Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010), s. 95, S.I. No. 648 of 2010.