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Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Part 10 – Further criminal measures

Part 10 contains a number of miscellaneous criminal measures:

  • Antisocial behaviour orders on conviction in the criminal court

  • Community reparation orders: new sentence for offenders aged 12 and over who are convicted of an offence involving antisocial behaviour.

  • Restriction of liberty orders: extension of orders to under 16s as a sentencing option in the criminal court. This will only be available as an alternative to secure accommodation.

  • Ban on the sale of spray paint to under 16s

  • Seizure of vehicles: power for police to seize vehicles used in a manner causing alarm, distress or annoyance

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