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
- 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
- No person shall urinate or defecate in a public place (excluding public toilets)
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.