glossary

criminal harassment

This is a criminal offence. It is a serious criminal offence to cause someone to fear for their safety by:

  • repeatedly follow someone from place to place
  • repeatedly communicating with someone, directly or indirectly
  • watching the home, or place where a person lives, works, or happens to be, or
  • engaging in threatening conduct directed at someone or a member of their family

If you are convicted, you can be sentenced to up to 10 years in jail.

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