258. Duration of protection orders.

A protection order1 must specify the period for which it is to have effect which must be a period of not more than 28 days beginning with the date of the order2. Where a protection order has been made with respect to a child3 and it appears at any time to a judge advocate4 that the period for which the order is to have effect is less than the maximum period permitted5 and that there is reasonable cause to believe that the child concerned is likely to suffer significant harm6 if the effect of the order is not extended