Public Space Protection Orders
A Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) is a control measure created by the 2014 Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act. The orders conditions deal with specific nuisances or problems in a defined area that are "detrimental to the community’s quality of life".
Derby City Council have created a number of orders for the areas shown below, which makes it an offence to continue to drink alcohol when asked not to do so by a police officer or any other authorised officer, or to refuse to surrender any alcohol to any such officer.
- Public Space Protection Order - Area 1 2022
- Public Space Protection Order - Area 2 2022
- Public Space Protection Order - Dogs 2022
Failure to comply could result in a £100 fixed penalty notice (reduced to £75 if paid within 10 days) or face prosecution and a fine of up to £500. The prohibition is straight forward.
In accordance with the Act, failure to comply with the conditions, other than those listed above, a person who commits an offence could result in a £100 fixed penalty notice (reduced to £75 if paid within 10 days) or face persecution and a fine of up to £1000.