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Family Law Act , section: 46 (1)(2)
Family Law, Order restraining harassment
On application, a court may make an interim or final order restraining the applicant’s spouse or former spouse from molesting, annoying or harassing the applicant or children in the applicant’s lawful custody, or from communicating with the applicant or children, except as the order provides, and may require the applicant’s spouse or former spouse to enter into the recognizance that the court considers appropriate. R.S.O. 1990, c. F.3, s. 46 (1); 1999, c. 6, s. 25 (20); 2005, c. 5, s. 27 (23).
(2) A person who contravenes a restraining order is guilty of an offence and upon conviction is liable,
(a) in the case of a first offence, to a fine of not more than $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than three months, or to both; and
(b) in the case of a second or subsequent offence, to a fine of not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years, or to both. R.S.O. 1990, c. F.3, s. 46 (2).
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