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Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003

Section 31: Authorisations: supplemental

91.This section sets out the process by which an authorisation can be made to designate an area for the purposes of the powers outlined in section 30. Subsection (1) sets out that the authorisation must be in writing, signed and specify the locality, the period of the authorisation and the grounds for giving it. Subsection (2) ensures that the local authority must agree to any authorisation before it is given by the relevant officer. Subsection (3) details the publicity arrangements for the authorisation and subsection (5) ensures that it is published before the beginning of the authorisation period. Subsections (6) to (9) deal with withdrawal of an authorisation.

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