A Welcome Restriction on the Jurisdiction to Issue Community Protection Notices? by Emma Downing – Broadway House Chambers

‘Within the Youth Court the principles of parental engagement, involvement and where necessary responsibility are all well-established.’

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Broadway House Chambers, 11th May 2020

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Council fails in appeal over power to issue mother with community protection notice regarding anti-social behaviour of son – Local Government Lawyer

‘Justices in Staffordshire were right to conclude that on the proper construction of section 43 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, a council had no power to issue a Community Protection Notice (“CPN”) in the name of a mother concerning the conduct of her child, the Divisional Court has ruled.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 22nd April 2020

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Protecting Community Protection Notices – UK Police Law Blog

‘A defendant cannot defend himself from prosecution for breach of a Community Protection Notice (‘CPN’), on the basis that the CPN is invalid. The reason, stated in Stannard v The Crown Prosecution Service [2019] EWHC 84 (Admin), is that there is an effective means to challenge the CPN – either by exercising the right of statutory appeal or by judicial review. Allowing a challenge to the validity of the CPN at trial is not what the relevant statute (the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, ‘the 2014 Act’) intends, nor is it an effective remedy because the person subject to a CPN should not be required to breach a CPN in order to exercise a right to challenge it.’

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UK Police Law Blog, 31st January 2019

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The ‘new Asbos’ issued without the burden of proof – BBC News

Posted June 27th, 2018 in community protection notices, harassment, local government, news by tracey

‘Prosecutions for breaking Community Protection Notices – sometimes known as the new Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (Asbos) – are on the rise in England and Wales. But there are concerns the powers are being used unfairly, with no need to prove the accusations being made.’

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BBC News, 27th June 2018

Source: www.bbc.co.uk