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Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Part 1 – Antisocial behaviour strategies

Part 1 makes provision for antisocial behaviour strategies, which must be prepared jointly by local authorities and chief constables. The purpose of the strategy is to prevent and deal with antisocial behaviour in the local authority area. Part 1 sets out requirements on content, consultation, publication, monitoring, review and reporting and gives Scottish Ministers powers to secure the participation of registered social landlords where that is considered appropriate.

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