Family Law (Protection of Spouses and Children) Act, 1981

Copies of orders to be given to spouses and Garda Síochána.

5.—(1) The Court, on making, varying or discharging a barring order or on making or discharging a protection order, shall cause a copy of the order in question to be given or sent as soon as practicable to the applicant spouse, the respondent spouse and the member of the Garda Síochána in charge of the Garda Síochána station for the area in which is situate the place in relation to which the application for the barring order was made.

(2) Non-compliance with subsection (1) of this section shall not affect the validity of the order.