Explanatory Notes

Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

2004 asp 8

26 July 2004

Commentary on Sections

Part 4 – Closure of Premises

Section 29 – Closure orders

75.Subsections (1) to (3) set out the scope of a closure order including a limitation that a closure order may be made only in respect of all or any part of the premises that are the subject of a closure notice; and a provision allowing the sheriff to rule on matters of access at the premises specified in the order. The effect of a closure order is that the premises specified in the order are closed to all persons for such period not exceeding 3 months as is specified in the order.