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Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 11th June 2009.

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Photo of Chris Mullin Chris Mullin Labour, Sunderland South

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment he has made of the effect of Part 8 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 on the maintenance of high hedges; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Ian Austin Ian Austin Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (West Midlands), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

No formal assessment has yet been made of the effect of part 8 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003, which came into force on 1 June 2005. Informal feedback suggests that the legislation is helping to end the misery caused by overgrown hedges, and many disputes are being resolved voluntarily.

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