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ASBO

Brit anti-social behaviour order: a civil order made against a persistently anti-social individual which restricts his or her activitities or movements, a breach of which results in criminal charges
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Asbos, available since 1999, are issued by courts to anyone over the age of 10 for antisocial behaviour such as drunkenness.
By contrast, West Midlands now issues the most ASBOs outside Greater London - with 131 last year - and nearly doubled the number it used in 2011.
The figures show 733 out of 1,250 Asbos issued in Wales since 2000 were breached.
Details of the Asbos are then sent to police to activate and repeat offenders with three or more Asbos against them must then be accompanied by police for any future hospital visits.
In the Northumbria Police force patch, Ms Baird said, the number of Asbos issued has declined from 40 in one year to 10 in the last 12 months.
Asbos have been used to curb the unruly behaviour of countless menaces on Tyneside.
Now that's interesting: Asbo children with something they really want to say.
Housing groups are also urging Mrs May not to bin ASBOs and Anti-Social Behaviour Injunctions, which help them to tackle troublemakers.
ALESHA KHAN Banned from station, two-year Asbo CERISE DALTON Station ban, one-year restraining order CARMEN JULIEN Banned from station, two-year Asbo JENNA CROSSLEY Banned from station, two-year Asbo JAMIE JONES Banned from station, two-year Asbo
"By bringing Asbos against these eight - most of whom are adults, they are not kids - we have taken out the core group.
By contrast South Wales Police issued 360 Asbos but had a much higher breach rate of 6.5 per order.
But this week, the Home Secretary Theresa May sounded the death knell for the Asbo after new official statistics showed breaches of the orders had risen above 50%, and that their use has fallen to the lowest level yet.