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29Interpretation and consequential amendmentE+W

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(1)In this section and sections 25 to 28—

  • anti-social behaviour” means behaviour by a person which causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more other persons not of the same household as the person,

  • child” has the same meaning as in the 1998 Act,

  • criminal conduct” means conduct which—

    (a)

    constitutes a criminal offence, or

    (b)

    in the case of conduct by a person under the age of 10, would constitute a criminal offence if that person were not under that age,

  • guardian” has the same meaning as in the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c. 12),

  • [F1housing accommodation ” has the meaning given by section 153E(9) of the Housing Act 1996; ]

  • [F2“housing management functions”, in relation to a relevant housing provider, include—

    (a)

    functions conferred by or under any enactment;

    (b)

    the powers and duties of the relevant housing provider as the holder of an estate or interest in housing accommodation,]

  • [F1local authority ” means—

    (a)

    a county council in England;

    (aa)

    [F3 a district council in England;]

    (d)

    a London borough council;

    (e)

    the Common Council of the City of London;

    (f)

    the Council of the Isles of Scilly;

    (g)

    a county council or county borough council in Wales;]

  • parent” includes guardian,

  • [F1registered social landlord ” means a body registered as such under Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Housing Act 1996; ]

  • [F4“relevant housing provider” has the meaning given by section 25B(1A),]

  • responsible officer”, in relation to a parenting order, means [F5the person who is specified as such in the order,]

  • the 1998 Act” means the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37),

  • young person” has the same meaning as in the 1998 Act,

  • youth offending team” means a team established under section 39 of the 1998 Act.

(2)In section 38(4) of the 1998 Act (meaning of “youth justice services”) after paragraph (e) insert—

(ee)the performance by youth offending teams and members of youth offending teams of functions under sections 25 to 27 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003;.

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F1Words in s. 29(1) inserted (1.8.2007 for E.) by Police and Justice Act 2006 (c. 48), ss. 23(2), 53(1); S.I. 2007/1614, art. 3(a)

F3In s. 29(1) in the definition of "local authority" para. (aa) substituted (1.4.2009) for paras. (b)(c) by Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (c. 4), ss. 125(2), 153(7); S.I. 2009/860, art. 2(1)(b)

F5Words in s. 29(1) substituted (1.8.2007 for E.) by Police and Justice Act 2006 (c. 48), s. 53(1), Sch. 14 para. 57; S.I. 2007/1614, art. 3(d)

Commencement Information

I1S. 29 in force at 27.2.2004 by S.I. 2003/3300, art. 3(a)(iii)

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