Anti-Social Behaviour Dictionary


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"ASBO" (Anti-Social Behaviour Order) An Anti-Social Behaviour Order can be implemented against any individual who is over the age of ten (10) years and can be taken out to help protect members of a community from those people who insist on making the lives of others a misery. More detail about the ASBO can be read here.

"ABC" (Acceptable Behaviour Contract) An 'Acceptable Behaviour Contract'. The Acceptable Behaviour Contract is a formal agreement in written form (i.e. not verbal) which is made between an individual and most often their parent or guardian (in the cases of children/young people).

They can also be made between the individual and the 'registered landlords', housing departments, schools, the local police and are extremely flexible in content and the format presented. Source: NFHiB.

"ASB" A commonly used abbreviation for 'Anti-Social Behaviour'. Different types of ASB are frequently observed within society.