§586-6  Notice of order.  (a)  Any order issued under this chapter shall either be personally served upon the respondent, or served by certified mail, unless the respondent was present at the hearing in which case the respondent shall be deemed to have notice of the order.  A filed copy of each order issued under this chapter shall be served by regular mail upon the chief of police of each county.

     (b)  Except as otherwise provided in this chapter or in the order, a law enforcement officer as defined in section 701-118  may use a reliable copy, facsimile telecommunication, or other reliable reproduction of an order issued pursuant to this chapter in lieu of the original order for purposes of this section.  Any such copy, facsimile telecommunication, or other reproduction shall be a complete reproduction of the entire original order and may only be transmitted from law enforcement officer to law enforcement officer until served. [L 1982, c 123, pt of §2; am L 1987, c 315, §5; am L 1992, c 290, §5; am L 1993, c 215, §2; am L 1998, c 172, §5; am L 2002, c 123, §1]


Rules of Court


  Service, see HFCR rules 4, 5.


Case Notes


  Compliance with unambiguous language of section precondition for violation of order for protection under §586-11.  72 H. 493, 824 P.2d 106 (1992).