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Public Spaces Protection Orders – Restricting the Consumption of Alcohol

East Staffordshire Borough Council in 2019 has reviewed the Public Spaces Protection Orders in respect of the Consumption of Alcohol.

The Orders are in place for a period of three years and restrict the consumption of alcohol in a public space where it is associated with anti-social behaviour. It is an offence to fail to comply with a request to stop drinking or to surrender alcohol in a controlled drinking area.

The police can disperse individuals engaged in anti-social behaviour where alcohol is a factor. It is an offence to fail to comply with a direction to leave an area.

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Validity of Orders

Download details of the Public Space Protection Order for Alcohol