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Report of Director of Environment and Shared Services - New Anti-social Behaviour Powers

Decision Maker: Communities, Housing and Environment Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To note the new measures for tackling anti-social behaviour contained within the Anti–Social Behaviour and Police Act 2014 (the Act) and approve the local plans for its implementation and the implications for the Council, as a ‘relevant body’, for the purposes of the Act.

Decision:

1.  That the new Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) powers, available to the Council under new legislation as described in the Members Guide, the amendments made to the Council’s Scheme of Delegation, the officer authorisations, the Enforcement Policy for Environmental Enforcement Policy and relevant procedures to allow implementation including a new Community Trigger be noted.

 

2.  That the fixed penalty notice (FPN) amount served where the authorised person believes an offence has been committed under sections 48 of The Act (Community Protection Notice) of £100 be approved.

 

3.  That any FPN that is served where the authorised person believes an offence has been committed under sections 63 or 67 of The Act (Consumption of Alcohol Order or Public Space Protection Order) be £100 unless an alternative amount is stated in any such order creating an offence be approved.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Report author: Martyn Jeynes

Publication date: 14/10/2015

Date of decision: 13/10/2015

Decided: 13/10/2015 - Communities, Housing and Environment Committee

Effective from: 22/10/2015

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