Anti-social behaviour policy and procedure

Definition of ASB

The legal definition of ASB can be found in section 2 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 as:

  • “conduct that has caused, or is likely to cause, harassment, alarm or distress to any person, or conduct capable of causing nuisance or annoyance to a person in relation to that person’s occupation of residential premises, or conduct capable of causing housing-related nuisance or annoyance to any person”.