Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

On 13 March 2014, the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 received Royal Assent. The Act:

• Reforms the tools available to deal with anti-social behaviour including the introduction of injunctions to prevent nuisance and annoyance
• Includes a power to exclude people from their homes for anti-social behaviour where there is a risk of violence or significant risk of harm to others
• Includes provisions dealing with forced marriage and protection from sexual harm and violence

The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2014 (SI 2014/63) brought parts of the Act into force on 14 March and 20 March 2014.

Written by James Naylor

Partner, CG Naylor LLP.