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Police and Justice Act 2006

Section 23: Parenting contracts: local authorities and registered social landlords

226.Subsection (1) of this section inserts two new sections (25A and 25B) in Part 3 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 so as to enable a local authority or a registered social landlord to enter into a parenting contract with a parent in respect of anti-social behaviour by his or her children. These provisions supplement the powers of schools and Local Education Authorities to enter into parenting contracts in cases of exclusion from school or truancy and youth offending teams to enter into parenting contracts in respect of criminal conduct or anti-social behaviour contained in Part 3 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003.

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