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However, in general, Forced Marriage Protection Orders (FMPOs) can do things like stopping people getting married against their will, stopping being taken abroad to marry and compelling people to hand in passports.
A total of 877 FMPOs were granted around England and Wales during this five-year time period.
The FMPO regime has been criticised as a weak response to an egregious abuse of human rights.
The Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 (UK) c 20 ('FMCPA') amended the Family Law Act 1996 (UK) c 27 and empowered courts to make Forced Marriage Protection Orders (FMPOs) to protect a person facing forced marriage or a person who had been forced into a marriage.
Importantly, the introduction of FMPOs was accompanied by a significant investment in training, education and community outreach.
This recognises that allowing the family courts to issue FMPOs to prevent forced marriages from taking place has provided protection to those facing forced marriage.
PC Smith has been aided in his ta the introduction of Forced Marr Protection Orders (FMPOs) whi protect vulnerable women - and men - from being forced into a wedding against their will.
Last week Detective Sergeant Wendy Bird, of West Midlands Police, revealed her team had dealt with more than 200 honour crime cases - handing out almost a quarter of the 107 FMPOs issued nationally.
"Since FMPOs were introduced we have issued nearly a quarter of the national total.
It enables Family Courts to make FMPOs to protect potential victims by forcing their families to hand over their passports, stop intimidation or violence and reveal their whereabouts.
Det Sgt Bird believes the Act and FMPOs are the key to combating the cultural practice which is common in some Muslim and Asian and even traveller communities.
Abbreviations: ASI = Addiction Severity Index, BSI = Brief Symptom Inventory, FMPO = Family Member Provider Outreach (Program), FPE = family psychoeducation, NAMI = National Alliance for Mental Illness, PORT = Patient Outcomes Research Team, QOL = quality of life, SD = standard deviation, SMI = serious mental illness, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
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