Review of Provincial and Territorial Domestic Violence Legislation and Implementation Strategies

PART II. A COMPARISON OF KEY CLAUSES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACTS AND REGULATIONS

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Table 1. A Comparison of Key Clauses of Domestic Violence Acts and Regulations (cont'd)
Item compared Jurisdiction
Saskatchewan PEI Yukon Alberta Manitoba
4. Definition of Residence[1] 2g) “residence” means a place where a victim normally resides, and includes a residence that a victim has vacated due to domestic violence; 1n)  “residence” means a place where a victim normally resides and includes a residence that a victim has vacated due to family violence. 1  In this Act
"residence" means a place where a victim normally resides, and includes a residence that a victim has vacated due to domestic violence;
1(i)  “residence” means a place where a claimant normally or temporarily resides, and includes a place that a claimant has vacated due to family violence; 1  "residence" means the place where a subject normally resides, and includes a residence that a subject vacates owing to domestic violence or stalking;
5. Definition of Property   1k)  “property” means any interest, present or future, vested or contingent, in real or personal property and includes property that
(i) a person owns, or
(ii) a person does not own but
(A) uses or enjoys,
(B) is available for the person’s use or enjoyment,
(C) is in the person’s care or custody, or (D) is at the person’s residence.
     
6. Types of Order[2]

(1) emergency intervention order;
(2) victim’s assistance order;
(3) warrant permitting entry.

(1) emergency protection order;

(2) victim assistance order

(1) emergency intervention order;
(2) victim’s assistance order;
(3) warrant to authorize entering premises.

(1) emergency protection order;
(2) Queen’s Bench Protection Order;
(3) warrant permitting entry.

(1) protection order;

(2) prevention order.


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