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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to provide an introduction to the laws and procedure surrounding Anti-Social Behaviour Orders.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the statutory basis for anti-social behaviour orders;
  • Understand the key conditions that need to be fulfilled for a person to be deemed anti-social under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998;
  • Know what is meant by the term 'relevant authority';
  • Know what is meant by the term 'relevant persons' Understand what the standard of proof used in applications for ASBOs in civil proceedings is;
  • Know the key stages involved in an application for an ASBO;
  • Know how an ASBO can be varied or discharged;
  • Appreciate the role played by interim ASBOs;
  • Understand what will happen if an ASBO is breached;
  • Know the appeal process in relation to ASBOs.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Crime and Disorder Act 1998;
  • Police Reform Act 2002;
  • R (Gosport Borough Council) v Fareham Magistrates Court [2007] 1 WLR 634;
  • The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Relevant Authorities and Relevant Persons) Order 2006 (SI 2006 No.2137);
  • Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003;
  • R (McCann) v Crown Court at Manchester [2003] 1 AC 787;
  • Practice Direction (Magistrates' Court: Composition) [2006];
  • Wareham v Purbeck District Council (2005) 169 JP 217;
  • R (Chief Constable of West Mercia Constabulary) v Boorman (2005) EWHC 2559 (Admin);
  • Magistrates Act 1980;
  • R (Lonegran) v Crown Court at Lewes [2005] 1 WLR 2570;
  • R v Boness [2005] EWCA 2395;
  • Magistrates' Courts (Anti-Social Behaviour Orders) Rules 2002 (SI 2000 No.2784);
  • R (Manchester City Council) v Manchester Justices (2005) The Times, 8 March 2005;
  • C v Sunderland Youth Court [2004] 1 Cr App R (S) 76;
  • R (W) v Acton Youth Court (2006) 170 JP 31;
  • Civil Evidence Act 1995;
  • W and F [2007] 1 WLR 339;
  • Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003;
  • Tripp [2005] EWCA Crim 2253.

In this CPDcast, Richard Campbell gives an introduction to the laws surrounding Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) both as a result of civil proceedings and criminal convictions. He discusses the key statutory provisions relating to ASBOs and defines the relevant key terms. He also examines the important procedural stages, the contents of an ASBO and how an ASBO can be varied or discharged.

Podcast added: 08/09/09

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-03-28

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