Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

40Interpretation of Part 4

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In this Part—

  • “appropriate local authority” means the local authority for the area in which the premises in respect of which the closure order has effect are situated;

  • “closure notice” has the meaning given by section 26(1);

  • “closure order” has the meaning given by section 29(1);

  • “closed premises” means premises in respect of which a closure order has effect;

  • “court day” means a day which is not—


    a Saturday or Sunday; or


    a day which, by virtue of an order made under section 17(1)(b) of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971 (c. 58) (as extended by section 8(2) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 46)), is a court holiday in respect of criminal business in the sheriff court in question;

  • “premises” includes—


    any land or other place (whether enclosed or not); and


    any outbuildings which are or are used as part of the premises; and

  • “relevant harm” means—


    significant and persistent disorder; or


    significant, persistent and serious nuisance to members of the public.