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1 ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR PRIVATE TENANTS

2 What is Anti-Social Behaviour? “Anti-Social Behaviour is behaviour that is capable of causing a nuisance, annoyance, alarm and/or distress to any person living in, working in or visiting the neighbourhood”

3 Types of Anti-Social Behaviour  Graffiti  Noise  Rowdy Behaviour  Verbal Abuse  Violence  Drug and Alcohol Abuse  Harassment  Vandalism  Fly tipping

4 Enforcement Tools There are a choice of enforcement tools available to use… Tenancy Agreements – Sec 21- Notice to end Tenancy (Assured Shorthold) 2 month notice period Courts have no grounds to refuse possession to landlord Injunctions-ASBI Outright Possession Orders / Postponed Possession Orders Court Undertakings Acceptable Behaviour Contracts Anti-Social Behaviour Orders CHECK WITH CAB OR REPUTABLE LEGAL FIRM

5 Anti-Social Behaviour Orders More commonly known as an ASBO!! Not widely used in this area only in exceptional circumstances, can be awarded by the Courts for a minimum of 2 years with no upper limitation of time. Prohibitions included, Exclusion Zones

6 Rights?? What Rights?? HUMAN RIGHTS ACT1998 Article 6 – Right to a Fair Trial Article 8 – Right to Respect for Private and Family Life

7 Effective Partnership Working We work with a whole host of partnering agencies to tackle ASB At risk referral scheme-juveniles involved in drinking alcohol and taking drugs Youth Offending Prevention Team Youth Services Education Probation Mediation services

8 POLICE RESPONSE TO ASB Incidents created and monitored- repeat callers-updates provided to informants Joint visits with landlords ESCALATION PROCESS Warning letters, stage 3 letters ASB contracts Referrals to other agencies if needed

9 Any questions ?? PC 650 LISA DEANS ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR CO- ORDINATOR FOR STAFFORD BASED AT STAFFORD POLICE STATION EASTGATE STREET CONTACT NUMBER EX 4071


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