Case: Amicus Horizon Ltd v Thorley – Court of Appeal The Master of the Rolls Lord Neuberger sitting in the Court of Appeal has held that County Court judges dealing with committal applications for breach of Housing Act injunctions should follow the sentencing guidelines used for breach of ASBOs. The Sentencing Council for England and [...]
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A bit of light relief for you ASB practitioners out there: Sometimes we forget that Anti Social Behaviour wasn’t invented in the mid 1990s – but has actually been around in some shape or form since the first caveman put his bearskin hoodie on. Here’s an every day tale of 400 off duty sailors riotting [...]
A 64 year old man with learning difficulties living in Social Housing in Tameside died following an incident of anti social behaviour in March of 2010. The tenant and his family had been the targets of serious harassment and anti social behaviour going back several years. The Independent Police Complaints Commission found a series of [...]
The Chartered Institute of Housing, HouseMark and Social Landlords Crime and Nuisance Group issued a draft new housing management standard for dealing with anti social behaviour on 23rd March. The standard would be a useful tool to supplement ASB policies and procedures. The standard suggests that an annual training plan be in place across all [...]
Coming in the wake of Theresa May’s announcement of a “culling” of powers for tackling Anti Social Behaviour last July, the Coalition’s decision to continue with the previous government’s plans to introduce the “Gangbo” came as something of a surprise to ASB Practitioners. But Gang Injunctions are in force as of yesterday, 31st January. Watch [...]
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