Policy Guidance and Legislation

Policy guidance and legislation

The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 is the key  piece of legislation for community safety because it brought both Community Safety Partnerships (CSP) and Youth Offending Teams into being.

Some other pieces of legislation available to partners of the CSP are:

The Housing Act 1996  

Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 

Police Reform Act 2002 

Anti Social Behaviour Act 2003 

Licensing Act 2003

Children Act 2004

Criminal Justice Act 2003

Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004

Clean Neighbourhoods & Environment Act 2005

Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 

Cumbria County Council's Section 17 Implementation Strategy (PDF 63kb)