319. Purpose of criminal behaviour orders.

A 'criminal behaviour order' is an order which, for the purpose of preventing an offender from engaging in behaviour causing or likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress1 to any person2:

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    (1)     prohibits the offender from doing anything described in the order3; and

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    (2)     requires the offender to do anything described in the order4.

A criminal behaviour order may be made only in respect of a person who has been convicted of an offence5 and only on the application of the prosecution6. The court may make the order only if it is satisfied beyond reasonable doubt