ASBO


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ASBO

abbreviation for ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR ORDER.
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If Mr West had consented to the ASBO, there was no need to hear detailed evidence, although it was always incumbent on a judge to make short express findings as to whether or not the statutory test for the imposition of an ASBO had been met.
On average, each Asbo in Wales, if breached, was breached 4.
Whatever the measure, and some still argue the ASBO has its place, the public will judge success by results.
Asbos, available since 1999, are issued by courts to anyone over the age of 10 for antisocial behaviour such as drunkenness.
Over the last four months, Andrea Bradley, lead nurse at the Morriston Hospital casualty unit in Swansea, has written out around 20 Asbos to protect other patients and staff.
When Mr Asbo was running riots in the waterways, surrounding the university-town Cambridge, the relocation of the bird became the only option left for the authorities to save both the bird and the passers-by.
In mitigation, the court heard the Asbo had expired and Gant had since left the estate.
Former solicitor general Vera Baird has placed herself on collision course with the Home Secretary after seeing what she called an alarming drop in the number of Asbos issued in the North East.
The changes include abolishing the Asbo and replacing it with a new Criminal Behaviour Order which will ban individuals from particular activities or places, and civil Crime Prevention Injunctions which will be brought in to give agencies power to protect victims and communities.
Housing groups are also urging Mrs May not to bin ASBOs and Anti-Social Behaviour Injunctions, which help them to tackle troublemakers.
Earlier this year "Whitebirk Witches" Tori Duxbury, 15, and Amanda Holt, 16, were given two-year Asbos for terrorising their Blackburn neighbourhood.
EIGHT ringleaders of a gang of yobs who wreaked havoc In Liverpool were hit with Asbos.