14-07.1-06. Penalty for violation of a protection order
Whenever a protection order is granted under section 14-07.1-02 or 14-07.1-03 and the respondent or individual to be restrained has been served a copy of the order, the first violation of any order is a class A misdemeanor and also constitutes contempt of court. A second or subsequent violation of any protection order is a class C felony. For purposes of this section, "first violation" means the first time any order is violated and a second or subsequent violation of any protection order includes two or more violations of protection orders.