exclusion order

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1 An order prohibiting an offender from entering a place specified in the order for a specified period of up to two years in the case of an offender aged 16 or over or three months if the offender has not yet attained that age, made under s 40A of the Powers of the Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 2003). The order is available in respect of both youth and adult offenders for offences committed prior to 4 April 2005 and for offences committed by persons aged 16 or 17 on conviction until 4 April 2007. Thereafter, it will be available only as a youth community order. The order may specify different places for different periods or days and may include an electronic monitoring requirement to ensure compliance with the exclusion order. Breach of an exclusion order is dealt with under the procedure set out in sch 3 to the 2000 Act. See also exclusion requirement.

2 An order prohibiting an offender convicted of an offence of violence from entering licensed premises without the express consent of the licensee for a specified period of between three months and two years, made under s 1 of the Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980.

3 An order of the Secretary of State under the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989 (now repealed) excluding a named person from Great Britain, Northern Ireland, or the UK in order to prevent terrorist acts aimed at influencing policy or opinion concerning Northern Ireland. See also terrorism.

Subjects: Law.

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