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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Part 8 – Anti-social behaviour

90.The Government published its consultation paper “Strengthening powers to tackle anti-social behaviour” in November 2006 (available at www.homeoffice.gov.uk/documents/cons-asb-powers/). A summary of the responses to this consultation together with the Government’s response was published in May 2007 and is available at www.homeoffice.gov.uk/documents/response-asb-powers?version=1. Section 118 gives effect to the proposals to introduce premises closure orders.

91.The Department of Health published a consultation paper “Tackling nuisance or disturbance behaviour on NHS healthcare premises in June 2006 (available at www.dh.gov.uk/Consultations/ClosedConsultations/ClosedConsultationsArticle/fs/en?CONTENT_ID=4138711&chk=mE2N5d). The consultation document proposed new powers for NHS health bodies to deal with individuals causing a nuisance or disturbance on NHS premises. A summary of the responses to this consultation together with the Government’s response was published in November 2006 (available at www.dh.gov.uk/Consultations/ResponsesToConsultations/ResponsesToConsultationsDocumentSummary/fs/en?CONTENT_ID=4140248&chk=Z%2B9but). Sections 119 to 121 give effect to these proposals.

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