Criminal Justice Act 2006


Civil Proceedings in Relation to Anti-Social Behaviour

Interpretation and application of this Part.

113.—(1) In this Part—

“ behaviour warning” has the meaning assigned to it under section 114 ;

“ civil order” means an order described in section 115 (1);

“ senior member of the Garda Síochána” means a member of the Garda Síochána not below the rank of a superintendent.

(2) For the purposes of this Part, a person behaves in an anti-social manner if the person causes or, in the circumstances, is likely to cause, to one or more persons who are not of the same household as the person—

(a) harassment,

(b) significant or persistent alarm, distress, fear or intimidation, or

(c) significant or persistent impairment of their use or enjoyment of their property.

(3) This Part does not apply—

(a) in respect of behaviour of a person who is under the age of 18 years at the time the behaviour takes place,

(b) to any behaviour of a person that takes place before this section comes into force, or

(c) to any act or omission of a person in respect of which criminal proceedings have been instituted against that person.