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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
- Chapter 65. Police Protection
- Section 540. Central Registry of Protective Orders.
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AS 18.65.540. Central Registry of Protective Orders.
- (a) The Department of Public Safety shall maintain a central registry of protective orders issued by or filed with a court
of this state under AS 18.65.850
- 18.65.870 or AS 18.66.100
- 18.66.180. The registry must include for each
protective order the names of the petitioner and respondent, their dates of birth, and the conditions and duration of
the order. The registry shall retain a record of the protective order after it has expired.
- (b) A peace officer receiving a protective order from a court under AS 18.65.850 - 18.65.855, AS 18.66.100 - 18.66.180, a modified order issued under AS 18.65.860 or 18.66.120
, or an order dismissing a protective order, must take reasonable steps to ensure that the order, modified order, or
dismissal is entered into the central registry within 24 hours after being received.
- (c) A petitioner or respondent who is the subject of a protective order may request the Department of Public Safety to
correct information about the order in the central registry. The person requesting the correction has the burden of
proving that the information is inaccurate or incomplete. The person may appeal an adverse decision to the court under
applicable court rules for appealing the decision of an administrative agency. On appeal, the appellant has the burden
of showing that the department's action was an abuse of discretion. An appeal filed under this subsection may not
collaterally attack a protective order, challenge the grounds upon which the order was based, or challenge the evidence
submitted in support of the order.
- (d) The Department of Public Safety may adopt regulations to implement this section.
- (e) A person may not bring a civil action for damages for a failure to comply with the provisions of this section.
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