Tag: Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO)
New sentencing guideline for breach of a criminal behaviour order
The Sentencing Council have published a new sentencing guideline for breach of a Criminal Behaviour Order, effective from 1 October 2018.
Court of Appeal ruling on CBOs: ‘Such orders are not to be lightly imposed’
In this case the Court of Appeal ruled that the Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) should not have been made. CBOs should only be made in limited circumstances and then only in if tailored to the specific facts of the case.
Recent case highlights the dangers and disproportionate manner in which CBOs can be imposed
In April 2016 a 15-year-old was given a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) following a conviction for using an imitation firearm to threaten a 14-year-old. This is the first time a youth has been tagged as part of a condition of a CBO.
Criminal Behaviour Orders are the new post-conviction ASBOs
On 20 October 2014, new anti-social behaviour (ASB) sanctions were introduced and Criminal Behaviour Orders (CBOs) replaced post-conviction anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs).