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                                 PART VII
                             ABUSE OF FAMILY

     Chapter
       61.  Protection from Abuse
       63.  Child Protective Services
       65.  Newborn Protection
       67.  Domestic and Sexual Violence Victim Address
            Confidentiality

        Enactment.  Part VII was added Dec. 19, 1990, P.L.1240,
     No.206, effective in 90 days.

                                CHAPTER 61
                          PROTECTION FROM ABUSE

     Sec.
     § 6101.  Short title of chapter.
     § 6102.  Definitions.
     § 6103.  Jurisdiction.
     § 6104.  Full faith and credit and foreign protection orders.
     § 6105.  Responsibilities of law enforcement agencies.
     § 6106.  Commencement of proceedings.
     § 6107.  Hearings.
     § 6108.  Relief.
     § 6108.1. Return of relinquished firearms, other weapons and
                ammunition and additional relief.
     § 6108.2. Relinquishment for consignment sale, lawful transfer
                or safekeeping.
     § 6108.3. Relinquishment to third party for safekeeping.
     § 6108.4. Registry or database of firearm ownership.
     § 6108.5. Penalties for release of information.
     § 6109.  Service of orders.
     § 6110.  Emergency relief by minor judiciary.
     § 6111.  Domestic violence counselor/advocate.
     § 6112.  Disclosure of addresses.
     § 6113.  Arrest for violation of order.
     § 6113.1. Private criminal complaints for violation of order or
                agreement.
     § 6114.  Contempt for violation of order or agreement.
     § 6114.1. Civil contempt or modification for violation of an
                order or agreement.
     § 6115.  Reporting abuse and immunity.
     § 6116.  Confidentiality.
     § 6117.  Procedure and other remedies.
     § 6118.  Full faith and credit (Repealed).
     § 6119.  Immunity.
     § 6120.  Inability to pay.
     § 6121.  Warrantless searches.
     § 6122.  Construction.

        Enactment.  Chapter 61 was added December 19, 1990, P.L.1240,
     No.206, effective in 90 days.
        Saved from Suspension.  Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure
     No. 1910.49, as amended March 30, 1994, provided that Chapter 61
     shall not be deemed suspended or affected by Rules 1910.1
     through 1910.31 governing actions for support.
        Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure No. 1915.24, as amended
     March 30, 1994, provided that Chapter 61 shall not be deemed
     suspended or affected by Rules 1915.1 through 1915.18 relating
     to actions for custody, partial custody and visitation of minor
     children.
        Special Provisions in Appendix.  See the preamble to Act 66
     of 2005 in the appendix to this title for special provisions
     relating to legislative findings and declarations.
        Cross References.  Chapter 61 is referred to in section 6105
     of this title; sections 2711, 6105 of Title 18 (Crimes and
     Offenses); sections 1126, 1725.1, 5924, 6302, 8127, 9711 of
     Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure); section 1417 of
     Title 66 (Public Utilities).
     § 6101.  Short title of chapter.
        This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the
     Protection from Abuse Act.
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