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The Public Order Act 2023 came into force on 3rd May for some of it’s sections:

  • 2 New offences of Locking On and Going Equipped to Lock On
  • New offence of Interference with use or operation of key national infrastructure
  • Changes to S.12 and S.14 – conditions on marches and assemblies

We are preparing a guide to the new legislation, please watch this space. Know Your Rights and Legal Observer trainings are planned later in May

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act (PCSC) received royal assent on 28th April 2022, many of the new powers are now in place.

You can read our guide here.

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