Section 16 — Authorisations

Part of Antisocial Behaviour etc (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 – in the Scottish Parliament at 11:15 am on 17th June 2004.

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Photo of Tommy Sheridan Tommy Sheridan SSP 11:15 am, 17th June 2004

If the use of those powers is based on evidence of persistent and serious antisocial behaviour, would it not be better if the police acted there and then to remove those youngsters, instead of applying for a dispersal order?