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Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

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25Interpretation of Part 3

(1)In this Part—

  • “public place” means any place to which the public have access at the material time (whether on payment of a fee or otherwise); and includes—

    (a)

    the doorways or entrances of premises abutting on any such place;

    (b)

    a road (as defined in section 151(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54));

    (c)

    any common passage, close, court, stair or yard pertinent to any tenement or group of separately owned houses; and

    (d)

    any place to which the public do not have access but to which persons have unlawfully gained access; and

  • “relevant locality” has the meaning given by section 19(1)(a).

(2)In this Part, any reference to the presence or behaviour of a group of persons includes a reference to the presence or behaviour of any one or more of the persons in the group.

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