dispersal zone

dispersal zone

n
(Law) Brit a defined area in which any police or community support officer can force any group of two or more people to disperse for 24 hours
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Take home any young person |under 16 who is out on the streets in a dispersal zone between 9pm and 6am and not accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.
Officers can disperse groups whose behaviour may lead to intimidation, harassment or alarm to residents in the area of the dispersal zone.
Insp Alex Goss The dispersal zone will stretch out from St Giles Church in Wrexham.
Wandsworth and Merton councils and the Met Police have united to run a dispersal zone to disrupt touts around the grounds and at rail and bus stations.
The dispersal zone is the biggest in force in Birmingham and has been hailed as a powerful tool to battle anti-social behaviour.
Scotland Yard said two suspected ticket touts were also stopped in the dispersal zone around the venue and ordered to leave.
TICKET touts will be kept away from Wimbledon with the introduction of a temporary dispersal zone.
Aberdeen was the first place in Scotland to set up a dispersal zone to stop boy racers causing havoc in the city's Beach Boulevard area.
Vertical drinking - licensing law reforms spark debate over drinking - kebab and fight culture, dispersal zone, lager loutette, and Saga lout.
The order allows the police to designate an area a dispersal zone, giving them the power to move groups of people away.
A DISPERSAL zone in New Brighton and Wallasey will be enforced this Bank Holiday weekend in a police crackdown on antisocial behaviour.