The following Corporate Crime practice note produced in partnership with Jeremy G Phillips of FTB Chambers and Charles Forrest of FTB Chambers provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This Practice Note explains the powers available to deal with anti-social behaviour in an environmental context, in particular those introduced by the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (ABCPA 2014).
The purpose of a Community Protection Notice (CPN) is to stop a person aged 16 or over, business or organisation causing particular and on-going problems or nuisances which negatively affect the community’s quality of life. It does so by imposing any of the following requirements on the individual or body issued with it:
a requirement to stop doing specified things
a requirement to do specified things; or
a requirement to take reasonable steps to achieve specified results (eg so that the anti-social behaviour does not recur)
Examples of when a CPN could be used include:
an individual who regularly allows their dog to foul in a communal garden—being required to cease this nuisance
an identifiable group regularly taking the same route home late at night while drunk, making noise and waking their neighbours—requirement to cease
a takeaway shop which persistently allows its customers to drop litter on the pavement and cause noise nuisance at night—being required to put bins outside the shop and to ensure that customers leave quietly after 10 pm
A CPN is a
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