And so it begins — first parts of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 coming into force on 13 May 2014

By Cynyr Rhys

After receiving royal assent on 13 March 2014, provisions of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 are being brought into force in stages by way of ‘commencement orders’.

A commencement order recently published means that from 13 May 2014 and onwards, the new riot-related discretionary possession ground, changes to the existing ASB ground and various community remedies come into force.

The act creates a new discretionary riot-related offences ground for possession in respect of secure and assured tenancies by inserting a new Ground 2ZA into Schedule 2 of the Housing Act 1985 (for secure tenants) and a new Ground 14ZA into Schedule 2 of the Housing Act 1988 (for assured tenants)…

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