Woman accused of breaching noisy sex asbo – The Independent

Posted April 27th, 2009 in ASBOs, news by sally

“Neighbours of a woman who ended up in court for her noisy love-making were savouring peace and quiet today after she was locked up accused of breaking her anti-social behaviour order.”

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The Independent, 27th April 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Birmingham City Council v Dixon – Times Law Reports

Posted April 14th, 2009 in ASBOs, law reports by sally

Birmingham City Council v Dixon

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“Evidence of a defendant’s antisocial behaviour which occurred after the making of an application for an antisocial behaviour order against him was admissible when a court was determining (i) whether a defendant had acted in an antisocial manner and (ii) whether it was necessary to make an antisocial behaviour order.”

The Times, 13th April 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

R (Longato) v Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court – WLR Daily

Posted March 24th, 2009 in ASBOs, law reports, magistrates by sally

R (Longato) v Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court [2009] WLR (D) 104

The statutory procedure for an application to extend a closure order, set out in s 5(3) of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003, which provided that within a reasonable time before the hearing of an application a summons might be issued by a justice of the peace to the former occupier of the premises, did not oust or modify the general procedural requirements of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 or r 99 of the Magistrates’ Courts Rules 1981; if the court failed to issue and serve the summons in the manner prescribed, its ability to hear the complaint was fettered.”

WLR Daily, 23rd March 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Woman’s anti-suicide Asbo to stay – BBC News

Posted February 20th, 2009 in ASBOs, news, suicide by sally

“Magistrates have refused to lift an Asbo on a woman who has made repeated seaside suicide attempts.”

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BBC News, 20th February 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Home Secretary launches new gang Asbo – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 5th, 2009 in ASBOs, gangs, news by sally

“A new Asbo designed to prevent gang violence by preventing youths congregating or wearing certain clothes will be announced by Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th February 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Wandsworth London Borough Council v Webb – Times Law Reports

Posted January 5th, 2009 in ASBOs, law reports, repossession by sally

Wandsworth London Borough Council v Webb

Court of Appeal

“It was not reasonable to make a possession order against a secure tenant on the ground that her son, who no longer lived with her, had been prosecuted and acquitted on three occasions of breaching an antisocal behaviour order. ”

The Times, 5th January 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Rap fan given Asbo – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 18th, 2008 in ASBOs, news, noise by sally

“A man has been given an Asbo for playing loud rap music for up to 22 hours a day.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th December 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Definitive Sentencing Guidelines on theft and burglary (non-dwelling) and breach of an anti-social behaviour order – Sentencing Guidelines Council

Posted December 10th, 2008 in ASBOs, news, sentencing, theft by sally

“On 9 December 2008 the Sentencing Guidelines Council published its definitive guidelines ‘Theft and burglary in a building other than a dwelling’ and ‘Breach of an anti-social behaviour order’.”

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Sentencing Guidelines Council, 9th December 2008

Source: www.sentencing-guidelines.gov.uk

Man fined for swearing at TV – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 8th, 2008 in ASBOs, news by sally

“A man has been fined £80 for swearing at his own television while drunk.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th December 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Asbo woman, 83, allowed back home – BBC News

Posted November 12th, 2008 in ASBOs, elderly, news by sally

“An 83-year-old woman once described by a judge as a ‘neighbour from hell’ has won an appeal against an order banning her from living in her home.”

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BBC News, 11th November 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Hoodie ban for Asbo youth upheld – BBC News

Posted November 10th, 2008 in ASBOs, news, young offenders by sally

“A judge was within his powers to ban an anti-social youth from wearing a hoodie, the High Court has ruled.”

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BBC News, 10th November 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Birmingham City Council v Shafi and another – WLR Daily

Posted November 3rd, 2008 in ASBOs, injunctions, law reports by sally

Birmingham City Council v Shafi and another [2008] EWCA Civ 1186; [2008] WLR (D) 341

“Where a council sought an injunction under s 222 of the Local Government Act 1972 in circumstances in which an anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) would be available, the court should not, save in an exceptional case, grant the injunction but leave the council to seek an ASBO in the magistrates’ court.”

WLR Daily, 31st October 2008

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.

Anti-gang injunctions thrown out – BBC News

Posted October 30th, 2008 in ASBOs, gangs, injunctions, news by sally

“Civil injunctions cannot be used against gangs in Birmingham, the Court of Appeal has ruled.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Judge bans ‘evil’ letter writer – BBC News

Posted October 23rd, 2008 in ASBOs, blackmail, news by sally

“A 52-year-old man who sent poison pen letters to 17 villagers has been given an anti-social behaviour order (Asbo).”

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BBC News, 22nd October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Car park ban for ‘prolific’ thief – BBC News

Posted October 17th, 2008 in ASBOs, news, theft by sally

“A thief with more than 40 previous convictions has been banned from every car park in England and Wales.”

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BBC News, 16th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Asbo OAP ‘will appeal home ban’ – BBC News

Posted September 29th, 2008 in ASBOs, elderly, news by sally

“An 82-year-old pensioner banned from her home after being handed a second antisocial behaviour order is set to appeal, her daughter has insisted.”

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BBC News, 27th September 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Asbo OAP told to move from home – BBC News

Posted September 26th, 2008 in ASBOs, elderly, news by sally

“An 82-year-old pensioner must move from her home of 41 years after being handed a second Asbo banning her from it and surrounding roads for five years.”

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BBC News, 26th September 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Neighbour attack pensioner jailed – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2008 in ASBOs, elderly, harassment, news by sally

“A Nottingham pensioner who threatened and attacked neighbours has been jailed for six months.”

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BBC News, 8th September 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Peer faces asbo threat in row over leylandii hedge – The Guardian

Posted September 8th, 2008 in ASBOs, news by sally

“A peer could find himself facing magistrates under asbo legislation after allegedly failing to keep his leylandii hedge under control.”

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The Guardian, 8th September 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

More than 1,000 children jailed for breaching Asbos – The Independent

Posted August 26th, 2008 in ASBOs, children, news by sally

“An increasing number of children are being criminalised by the justice system, it was claimed yesterday, as new figures showed that more than 1,000 youngsters have been jailed for an average of six months each for breaching anti-social behaviour orders.”

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The Independent, 25th August 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk