Together, these initiatives encompass a range of physical, symbolic, and relational interventions to combat anti-social behaviour and foster social behaviour.
Whereas criminal behaviour is defined in law, anti-social behaviour covers a wide range of social behaviours. The Bill defines antisocial behaviour thus: 'For the purposes of this Act, a person ('A') engages in anti-social behaviour if A (a) acts in a manner that causes or is likely to cause alarm or distress; or (b) pursues a course of conduct that causes or is likely to cause alarm or distress, to at least one person who is not of the same household as A; and 'anti-social behaviour" shall be construed accordingly (section 110/1).
"Once again, these actions confirm that the partnership approach tackling anti social behaviour
is working and making a difference to the lives of residents in Birmingham."
If you want to speak to an enforcement officer from the Liverpool Anti Social Behaviour
Unit contact their hotline on 0151-233 3018
Between April and September 2004, anti social behaviour
incidents fell by seven per cent in Cardiff on the same period last year.
He is the 13th specialist anti- social behaviour
prosecutor created in the UK as part of the Crown Prosecution Service's scheme to combat the problem.
A number of anti-on social behaviour
forms were handed to youths during March for their behaviour on the industrial estate and separate incidents in North Skelton.
Coventry will be now able to bid for cash for projects to tackle anti- social behaviour
. The cash will pay for schemes to enforce anti-social behaviour laws, educate people about what it is and what is being done about it, and prevent it by using diversionary activities.
At the conference at the NEC in Birmingham, Ms Casey said: "The Anti- Social Behaviour
Act is a wake-up call for all housing organisations.
Officers are being encouraged to make "extensive" use of Anti Social Behaviour
Orders (ASBOs), Acceptable Behaviour Contracts (ABCs) and Fixed Penalty Notices - increasing the issue of all three by 10 per cent over the next year.