You should tell the police if the harasser doesn’t follow the conditions of the Order or if they act in a way that’s inconsistent with the Order.
Unless the harasser has a reasonable excuse, it will be a breach of the Restraining Order and a criminal offence.
If the harasser breaches the Restraining Order they can be jailed for up to 6 months or fined up to $5000.
However, they can be jailed for up to 2 years if they’ve already been convicted twice in the last 3 years of breaching a Restraining Order made to protect you.
As well as being charged with breaching a Restraining Order, the harasser can also be charged with any other crime committed at the same time, such as assault, theft, or misuse of a phone.
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