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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A two-day dispersal zone at Roseworth shops in Stockton has been imposed to stop youths congregating and causing disruption.
Sandon Park has now been made a dispersal zone along with Cleaver Gardens and field areas nearby, meaning under 16s lingering in the area can be ordered to leave.
According to nuclear news, people living in the dispersal zone will acquire cancers, birth defects , still births, and other known, unknown or untraceable and undiagnosable diseases.
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.
Insp Alex Goss The dispersal zone will stretch out from St Giles Church in Wrexham.
The few pieces of the decommissioned NASA satellite that survive reentry will most likely fall in the ocean; however, the west coast of the United States is within the predicted dispersal zone.
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.
The order allows the police to designate an area a dispersal zone, giving them the power to move groups of people away.