Asbos mean failure, says minister – BBC News

Posted July 27th, 2007 in ASBOs, news by sally

“Children’s Secretary Ed Balls has said he wants to end the era of anti-social behaviour orders (Asbos) saying every one that is issued is a ‘failure’.”

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BBC News, 27th July 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Leeds City Council v RG – WLR Daily

Posted July 10th, 2007 in ASBOs, law reports by michael

Leeds City Council v RG

“An anti-social behaviour order made under s. 1(1) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 could be extended on an application to vary its terms”

WLR Daily, 10th July 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note: once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

“False” Asbo woman wins payout – BBC News

Posted July 5th, 2007 in ASBOs, news by sally

“A woman given an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) based on false allegations made against her is to be compensated by the council that issued it”

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BBC News, 5th July 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Senior police officer raises doubts about the use of Asbos – The Independent

Posted June 25th, 2007 in ASBOs, news by sally

“A senior police officer has delivered a damning attack on Asbos. Chief Superintendent Neil Wain is believed to be the most senior serving police officer to break ranks and criticise the Government’s flagship crime-fighting policy.”

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The Independent, 25th June 2007

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Rowdy residents ‘to be shut out’ – BBC News

Posted May 29th, 2007 in ASBOs, news by sally

“Nuisance neighbours could face being shut out of their homes under proposed new powers, the Home Office has said.” 

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BBC News, 29th May 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Asbo law will give power of eviction – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 29th, 2007 in ASBOs, news by sally

“Laws allowing problem families to be thrown out of their own homes will be in force within weeks in a fresh blitz on anti-social behaviour.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th May 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Judge criticises “namby pamby” Asbos – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 23rd, 2007 in ASBOs, news by traceydennis

“A judge has attacked the “namby pamby state” which imposes unenforceable Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (Asbos) on offenders.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd May 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Elderly neighbour from hell jailed for breaching Asbo – The Independent

Posted April 18th, 2007 in ASBOs, elderly, news, sentencing by sally

“An 81-year-old woman described by a judge as the ‘original neighbour from hell’ has been jailed for six months.”

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The Independent, 18th April 2007

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Asbo breach OAP to be sentenced – BBC News

Posted April 16th, 2007 in ASBOs, elderly, news, sentencing by sally

“An 81-year-old woman is due to be sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court after being found guilty of harassment and breaching her Asbo.” 

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BBC News, 16th April 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk