484. Applications for, and granting of, injunctions.

A court1 may grant an injunction for the prevention of gang-related violence or drug-dealing activities2 if it:

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    (1)     is satisfied on the balance of probabilities that the respondent3 has engaged in, or has encouraged or assisted, gang-related violence or gang-related drug-dealing activity4; and

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    (2)     thinks it is necessary to grant the injunction for either or both of the purposes of preventing the respondent from engaging in, or encouraging or assisting, gang-related violence or gang-related drug-dealing activity or protecting the respondent from gang-related violence or gang-related drug-dealing activity5.

An application for an injunction may be made by the chief officer of