Alcohol Consumption in Designated Public Places Order (DPPO)
On behalf of the Safer Arun Partnership and following extensive public consultation Arun District Council has made certain parts of the district subject to drinking control legislation. This order came into force on 1st June 2006
Designating geographical sections of Arun as Drinking Control Areas will not prevent all on-street drinking in these specific in these specific localities, but will give extra powers to the police against people who are creating nuisance, disorder or annoyance to the public.
The full order is a follows:
ARUN DISTRICT COUNCIL
ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN DESIGNATED PUBLIC PLACES ORDER 2006
Notice is hereby given that Arun District Council ("the Council") has made the following Order under section 13(2) of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 ("the Act"):
1. The land desribed in the schedule below being land in the area of the Council which is land to which the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 applies, will be designated for the purposes of the Act.
2. The Order may be cited as the Alcohol Consumption in Designated Public Places (Arun) Order 2006 and came into force on 1st June 2006.
The effect of the Order is to designate specific areas in the Arun District as described in the schedule below. In these areas any person who continues drinking intoxicating liquor in a designated area when asked to desist by a Police Officer or Police Community Support Officer under section 12(2)(a) or fails to surrender any intoxicating liquor in his possession when asked to do so by a PoliceOfficer or Police Community Support Officer under section 12(2)(b) commits an offence as follows:
Any person who fails without reasonable excuse to comply with a requirement imposed on them under Section 12(2) of the Act commits and offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £500 [Section 12(4)].
DPPO Boundary maps in designated order:
Littlehampton_DPPO_boundary.pdf [pdf] 4MB
Bognor Regis_DPPO_boundary.pdf [pdf] 6MB
For more information about Community Safety follow this link to the Safer Arun Partnership