Anti-Social Behaviour Orders: A Special Bulletin 3rd ed
Published: March 2006
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Price: Out of print
The popular Anti-Social Behaviour Orders: A Special Bulletin has been comprehensively revised and updated to take account of the important develpoments that have taken place since publication of the second edition including:-
- a review of substantive changes made by the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 to the Act including special measures to protect vulnerable witnesses and variation of orders obtained on conviction
- comprehensive review of case-law including important cases on imposition of curfews, publicity post ASBOs, the role of the clerk in ex parte applications, and the proper use of hearsay evidence in ASBO applications
- full analysis of the difficult and developing area of what are valid terms of an ASBO including detailed coverage of the case-law including R v Boness
- consideration of the appropriate use of orders on conviction and the sentencing case-law
This timely Special Bulletin provides analysis of the legal framework in which ASBOs operate, as well as practical know-how on all aspects of ASBOs, from formulating protocols and creating multi-agency working groups to preparing and presenting the case in court, and dealing with breach of an ASBO.
In addition to the explanatory commentary numerous practical materials such as draft applications, orders and notices are included, together with the new Home Office Guidance and the relevant statutory provisions as amended.