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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

New Section 11J of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003: Part 1A closure notices and orders: compensation

668.This new section allows for compensation payments to be made to a person by the court out of central funds where it is satisfied that the person has incurred a financial loss as a result of the issue of a Part 1A closure notice or a Part 1A closure order having effect and that:

  • the person is not associated with the use of the premises which gave rise to the significant and persistent disorder or persistent serious nuisance;

  • if he is the owner or occupier, that he took reasonable steps to prevent that use;

  • it is appropriate in all the circumstances to compensate the person for that loss.

669.New section 11J(3) imposes a time limit for the making of such an application for compensation.

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