Defining Anti Social Behaviour

Defining Anti-Social Behaviour

According to the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014,
Anti-social behaviour” means—

(a)conduct that has caused, or is likely to cause, harassment, alarm or distress to any person,

(b)conduct capable of causing nuisance or annoyance to a person in relation to that person’s occupation of residential premises, or

(c)conduct capable of causing housing-related nuisance or annoyance to any person.

The co-op’s definition of anti-social behaviour is consistent with the legislation and includes the following acts:

• Abandoned vehicles
• Businesses causing a nuisance
• Criminal activity
• Dogs, uncontrolled pets and other animals
• Domestic abuse
• Drug & alcohol abuse
• Drug dealing
• Fly tipping
• Harassment
• Litter
• Neighbour disputes
• Noise
• Harassment/discrimination based on gender, race, religion, sexuality, culture or other protected characteristic
• Using or threatening to use violence to other members, the co-op’s staff or the co-op’s agents and contractors
• Vandalism & other criminal damage