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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 1996this external link will open in a new window  

Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999this external link will open in a new window 

Police Reform Act 2002this external link will open in a new window 

Anti Social Behaviour Act 2003this external link will open in a new window 

Licensing Act 2003this external link will open in a new window

Children Act 2004this external link will open in a new window

Criminal Justice Act 2003this external link will open in a new window

Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004this external link will open in a new window

Clean Neighbourhoods & Environment Act 2005this external link will open in a new window

Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006this external link will open in a new window 

Cumbria County Councilís Section 17 Implementation Strategythis external link will open in a new window (PDF 63kb)