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A Guide to the Crime and Disorder Act 1998

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Nicola PadfieldFitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge

ISBN13: 9780406905246
ISBN: 040690524X
Published: October 1998
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 contains major new measures including strategies to combat youth crime; anti-social behaviour orders; sex offender orders; a restructuring of the youth courts; the abolition of the concept of doli incapax; new racially aggravated offences in relation to harassment and violence; a new community order relating to drug misuse over 16 and sentencing reforms.

The full text of the Act is also set out with cross-references to the narrative.This book provides an in-depth analysis of the Act - the first attempt by the Labour administration to tackle crime. It contains comprehensive references to the White Paper and to the Parliamentary debates and discusses the academic arguments behind the Act.

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Criminal Law
Table of Statutes
Table of Cases
1. Introduction
2. Prevention of crime and disorder
3. Criminal law
4. Criminal justice system
5. Dealing with offenders
6. Miscellaneous and supplemental
Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (with annotations)
Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Commencement No1) Order 1998,
SI 1998/1883Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Commencement No2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1997,
SI 1998/2327