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Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003

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29Interpretation and consequential amendment

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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),

  • “parent” includes guardian,

  • “responsible officer”, in relation to a parenting order, means a member of a youth offending team who is specified 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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