Cllr Asaf Afzal, Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Public Protection talks about Derby’s new Public Space Protection Order.

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*See below for full wording of the order

DERBY CITY COUNCIL – PUBLIC SPACES PROTECTION ORDER

  1. No person shall consume alcohol in a public place (excluding licensed premises) in a manner which causes a nuisance or annoyance to other persons in the locality
  2. No person shall urinate or defecate in a public place (excluding public toilets)
  3. No person shall loiter in a public place, either as an individual or in a group, if they are causing or likely to cause anti-social behaviour. If asked to disperse by a Police Constable, PCSO or an authorised officer of the Council, that person must not return to the public place for a period of 24 hours.
  4. No person shall use a skateboard, scooter, or bicycle in a public place in a manner which causes a nuisance or annoyance to other persons in the locality
  5. No person shall beg (using either active or passive methods of obtaining alms) or ask members of the public for money in a public place
  6. No person shall ingest, inhale, inject, smoke or otherwise use intoxicating substances in a public place, excluding alcohol, tobacco or prescription medicines. Intoxicating substances are substances with the capacity to stimulate or depress a person’s central nervous system.