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ASBO

A civil order made in the UK against a person (often a youth, who may “wear” his/her ASBO like a badge of honour) who has been shown on the balance of evidence to have engaged in anti-social behaviour in the UK or Ireland. Created by UK PM Tony Blair in 1998, ASBOs were meant to be imposed after minor incidents that would not ordinarily warrant prosecution, and to restrict behaviour in some fashion (e.g., by prohibiting a return to a certain area or shop, or restricting public swearing or drinking).
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I believe they ought to make more use of anti-social behaviour orders.
In July last year, Armstrong ( also known as Billy the Pigeon ( was given a three-year Anti-Social Behaviour Order, banning him from the central areas of Newcastle.
I was not happy about the anti-social behaviour order but I am intelligent enough not to break it and go to jail.
'She was taken to Stafford police station and charged with two offences of breaching an Anti-Social Behaviour Order - once last week on the 27th of July, when she allegedly obstructed the highway.'
Curfews and anti-social behaviour orders are one way of dealing with misbehaving youths.
Arron Jeremy Vaughan must not use foul language or verbally abuse anyone across the country after being handed a Crasbo - a criminal anti-social behaviour order - by magistrates.
Lee Bryan Sullivan, 19, of Langridge Crescent, Middlesbrough, sent to a young offenders' institution for 14 weeks for breaching an Anti-social Behaviour Order.
This teenage yob has been banned from the streets he terrorised with an anti-social behaviour order.
"His behaviour, which impacted on residents' daily lives, necessitated this application for an anti-social behaviour order to be made.
AMONG the cases dealt with at Teesside Magistrates' Court on June 1 were: Jason Scott Parker, 36, of Sunnyside, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, given a two-year Anti-social Behaviour Order for alleged anti-social behaviour.
A TEENAGER who terrorised city centre residents has received a two-year anti-social behaviour order (ASBO).
Sandwell Council's anti-social behaviour team, supported by police and housing association The Riverside Group, won a three-year anti-social behaviour order against 17-year-old Reece Evans, of St Mark's Road, Tipton.