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Anti-social Behaviour Bill

Anti-social Behaviour Bill






Make provision about anti-social behaviour.                                                             

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and

consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present

Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—


Additional powers of community support officers


Part 1 of Schedule 4 to the Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30) is amended as follows.


After paragraph 1 insert—

Powers of arrest


Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that


person shall have the power to arrest a person without a warrant in

such circumstances as the Secretary of State may by regulations



In paragraph 6 (confiscation of alcohol) leave out from “area,” to the end of the

paragraph and insert—



“have the powers of a constable under section 1 of the

Confiscation of Alcohol (Young Persons) Act 1997

(c. 33)(confiscation of intoxicating liquor)—


to impose a requirement under subsection (1) of that

section; and



to dispose under subsection (2) of that section of

anything surrendered to him;


and that section shall have effect in relation to the exercise of

those powers by that person as if the references to a constable

in subsections (1) and (4) (but not the reference in subsection


(5) (arrest) were references to that person; and


such other powers in relation to the confiscation of alcohol as

the Secretary of State may by regulations precribe.”

Bill 128 53/3

Anti-social Behaviour Bill




Short title and extent


This Act may be cited as the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2004.


This Act extends to England and Wales only.



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