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The number of orders in England and Wales fell 6% to 1,329 in 2012 compared to 2005, when 4,122 ASBOs were issued.
Greater Manchester was once Britain's Asbo capital, but in 2012, just 38 Asbos were issued there.
While the worst cases of abusive conduct can result in criminal prosecution, Asbos are now also increasingly being used in an effort to control poor behaviour in the busy department.
Ms Baird said the sharp decline was down to "the confusion created by Theresa May's airy decision to go beyond Asbos without coming up with any al-in more than two years.
And the Labour member said that the authority still plans to use the name Asbo as he believes it is an effective deterrent to troublemakers.
Recently, a man on TV was insisting people could be trained to minimise the chance of Asbo kids being provoked.
ASBO MARK TWO SLAMMED AS A 'CON' THE Government's plan to abolish Asbos was mocked as a "gimmick.
In 2009, the most recent figure available, just 29 Asbos were handed out, as opposed to 55 in South Wales.
More than 2,000 West Midlanders have been issued with ASBOs and criminal ASBOs since they were introduced in April 1999, under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.
A senior police officer has delivered a damning broadside at the use of ASBOS.
ASBOs typically ban targeted teenagers from entering certain areas or assembling with friends.
MORE yobs and vandals than ever were issued with ASBOs by police in the West Midlands last year - but most of them ignored them.