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Table 1: Number of penalty notices for disorder issued to offenders aged 16 to 17 years by offence, England and Wales 2004-07( 1)
Offence 2004 2005 2006 2007

Higher Tier Offences (£80)

Wasting police time

69

215

353

327

Misuse of public telecommunications system

6

24

79

106

Giving false alarm to fire and rescue authority

8

6

15

15

Causing Harassment, alarm or distress

1,968

5,846

8,122

7,068

Throwing fireworks(2)

20

90

101

102

Drunk and disorderly(3)

1,328

2,354

3,009

2,941

Criminal Damage (under £500)(4)

103

1,408

2,866

2,796

Theft (retail under £200)(4)

167

1,806

3,861

4,474

Breach of fireworks curfew(5)

4

7

3

Possession of category 4 firework(5)

3

2

6

5

Possession by a person under 18 of adult firework(5)

18

42

69

106

Sale of alcohol to drunken person(6)

2

1

1

Supply of alcohol to a person under 18

5

1

Sale of alcohol to a person under 18(4)

6

79

91

77

Purchasing alcohol for a person under 18(4)

7

20

45

51

Purchasing alcohol for a person under 18 for consumption on the premises

21

17

13

Delivery of alcohol to a person under 18 or allowing such delivery(4)

1

20

24

36

Lower Tier Offences (£50)

Trespassing on a railway

17

73

256

291

Throwing stones at a train/railway

2

5

4

10

Drunk in a highway

31

103

149

106

Consumption of alcohol in a designated public place

20

56

136

172

Depositing and leaving litter(4)

11

185

253

301

Consumption of alcohol by a person under 18 on relevant premises(4)

7

74

67

85

Allowing consumption of alcohol by a person under 18 on relevant premises(4)

1

2

1

Buying or Attempting to buy alcohol by a person under 18(6)

17

62

158

Total

Total Higher Tier Offences

3,704

11,939

18,671

18,122

Total Lower Tier Offences

89

515

927

1,124

Total all offences

3,793

12,454

19,598

19,246

(1) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.
(2) Offence moved from the lower tier (£50) to the upper tier (£80) on 5 March 2004.
(3) Offence moved from the lower tier (£50) to the upper tier (£80) on 1 November 2004.
(4 )Offence added with effect from 1 November 2004.
(5 )Offence added with effect from 11 October 2004.
(6) Offence added with effect from 4 April 2005.
Source:
Evidence and Analysis Unit—Office for Criminal Justice Reform, Ministry of Justice


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Table 2: Number of penalty notices for disorder issued to offenders aged 18 to 20 years by offence, England and Wales 2004-07( 1)
Offence 2004 2005 2006 2007

Higher Tier Offences (£80)

Wasting police time

236

499

726

778

Misuse of public telecommunications system

19

55

117

182

Giving false alarm to fire and rescue authority

8

27

31

32

Causing Harassment, alarm or distress

8,145

17,998

21,664

20,091

Throwing fireworks(2)

70

189

193

211

Drunk and disorderly(3)

6,511

9,292

10,735

11,555

Criminal Damage (under £500)(4)

354

3,290

5,521

5,482

Theft (retail under £200)(4)

342

3,381

6,036

7,239

Breach of fireworks curfew(5)

1

9

13

10

Possession of category 4 firework(5)

2

8

3

4

Possession by a person under 18 of adult firework(5)

2

3

1

Sale of alcohol to drunken person(6)

5

10

17

Supply of alcohol to a person under 18

18

17

Sale of alcohol to a person under 18(4)

29

486

660

737

Purchasing alcohol for a person under 18(4)

27

77

176

296

Purchasing alcohol for a person under 18 for consumption on the premises

21

17

30

Delivery of alcohol to a person under 18 or allowing such delivery(4)

7

95

151

207

Lower Tier Offences (£50)

Trespassing on a railway

26

54

228

348

Throwing stones at a train/railway

13

5

5

5

Drunk in a highway

279

389

335

275

Consumption of alcohol in a designated public place

100

103

155

293

Depositing and leaving litter(4)

19

212

357

393

Consumption of alcohol by a person under 18 on relevant premises(4)

3

5

Allowing consumption of alcohol by a person under 18 on relevant premises(4)

2

1

2

1

Buying or Attempting to buy alcohol by a person under 18(6)

2

5

Total

Total Higher Tier Offences

15,753

35,435

46,072

46,888

Total Lower Tier Offences

439

769

1,092

1,315

Total all offences

16,192

36,204

47,164

48,203

(1) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.
(2) Offence moved from the lower tier (£50) to the upper tier (£80) on 5 March 2004.
(3) Offence moved from the lower tier (£50) to the upper tier (£80) on 1 November 2004.
(4 )Offence added with effect from 1 November 2004.
(5 )Offence added with effect from 11 October 2004.
(6) Offence added with effect from 4 April 2005.
Source:
Evidence and Analysis Unit—Office for Criminal Justice Reform, Ministry of Justice

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