Rule 1951. Definitions.
As used in this chapter:
the ActAct of Mar. 21, 2014, P. L. 365, No. 25 relating to the protection of victims of sexual violence or intimidation, 42 Pa.C.S. § § 62A0162A20.
actiona proceeding for protection from sexual violence or intimidation as defined in § 62A03 of the Act.
courtthe court of common pleas.
emergency orderan order entered by a hearing officer, who is a person satisfying the definition set forth in 42 Pa.C.S. § 62A03.
feesany fees or costs, including but not limited to the filing, issuance, registration, service or appeal of a protection action under the Act, including any foreign protection order.
temporary order or temporary protection orderan ex parte order entered by the court pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S. § 62A06(b).
plaintiffan individual who applies for a protection order, either for the benefit of that individual or on behalf of another individual.
protection order or orderan order issued under the Act.
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