New Clause 6 - Police directions stopping the harassment etc of a person in his home

Part of Criminal Justice and Police Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:30 am on 6th March 2001.

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Photo of Mrs Jackie Ballard Mrs Jackie Ballard Liberal Democrat, Taunton 11:30 am, 6th March 2001

The Minister said that the new clause would deal with protests in the vicinity of a person's residence. Is there a legal definition of ``in the vicinity of''? Are there any circumstances in which the Minister would think it legitimate for protesters to gather in the vicinity of someone's residence?