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The Anti-social Behaviour (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Anti-social Behaviour (Northern Ireland) Order 2004.

(2) Articles 3 to 8 shall come into operation on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.

(3) An order under paragraph (2) may contain such transitional provisions as the Secretary of State thinks necessary or expedient.

Interpretation

2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33) applies to this Order as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

(2) In this Order—

“anti-social behaviour order” means an order under Article 3, 4 or 6;

“the commencement date” means the date on which Article 3 comes into operation.

(3) In this Order “a relevant authority” means—

(a)a district council;

(b)the Chief Constable; or

(c)the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

(4) In this Order “relevant persons” means—

(a)in relation to a district council, persons within the district of the council;

(b)in relation to the Chief Constable, persons within Northern Ireland;

(c)in relation to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive—

(i)persons who are residing in or who are otherwise on or likely to be on premises provided or managed by the Executive; or

(ii)persons who are in the vicinity of or likely to be in the vicinity of such premises.

(5) In this Order, in relation to an anti-social behaviour order—

(a)references to “the relevant authority” are references to the relevant authority on whose application the order is made; and

(b)references to “the defendant” are references to the person in respect of whom the order is made.

(6) The Chief Constable may direct in writing that such of his functions under this Order as are specified in the direction may be exercised by such police officers as are specified in the direction.

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