Prohibited Behaviour in UK Law

  • Information behaviour of women: theoretical perspectives on gender
    • No. 66-1, January 2010
    • Journal of Documentation
    • 113-139
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine whether there is a need to consider gender or sex differences as variables in information behaviour research and, if so, how? Design/methodology/ap...
    ... ... in information behaviour.Research limitations/implications – The meta-synthesis is a top-level synthesis, as the numberof studies prohibited a more detailed approach. Further meta-synthesis of a few high quality researchstudies would help to confirm the findings.Practical implications ... ...
  • Queer(ed) Risks: Life Insurance, HIV/AIDS, and the ‘Gay Question’
    • No. 37-4, December 2010
    • Journal of Law and Society
    In 2004 the Association of British Insurers (ABI) issued its second Statement of Best Practice on HIV and Insurance. This prohibited use of the ‘gay question’ (employed by some underwriters in appl...
    ... ... This prohibited use of the ` gay question' (employed by some underwriters in application ... men, and unnecessary, given the availability of alternative ` behaviour-based' risk criteria. While the overhaul of this controversial practice is ... ...
  • Public Order Act 1986, S. 5: Religiously Aggravated Behaviour
    • No. 69-6, December 2005
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ... ... The recent case law relating to s. 5 of the Public Order Act 1986 would tend to suggest that the scope of words and behaviour which is prohibited has been inter- preted to cover a wide variety of situations by the courts. In this case, the court found that the magistrates made several errors of ... ...
  • The social construction of violence in old age
    • No. 9-1, March 2007
    • The Journal of Adult Protection
    • 33-38
    Varying definitions and conceptualisations of violence in old age exist within and between the scientific community, medical and social work professionals, family carers and the elderly persons the...
    ... ... that any criticism of sub-standardequipment or inappropriate behaviour iswelcome and necessaryto improve the caresituation of older people, the ... Unpleasant,or even prohibited behaviour like scolding,neglect, isolation, financial exploitation, ... ...
  • Divisional Court
    • No. 67-3, June 2003
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ... ... of seriousness is the harm that is caused or risked by the prohibited behaviour in question. It is not in issue that the harms caused by ... ...
  • Incivility as Dissent
    • No. 68-1, February 2020
    • Political Studies
    State attempts to legislate for civility, such as the UK’s Injunctions to Prevent Nuisance and Annoyance, are usually challenged on libertarian grounds. This article develops a novel democratic cha...
    ... ... a conceptual analysis, linking the forms of annoying  behaviour targeted by legislation with the practice of incivility. It then ... In the original draft of the Bill, IPNAs broadened the range of prohibited  behaviour to include ‘conduct capable of causing nuisance and ... ...
  • De-Criminalising Adolescent to Parent Violence Under s 76 Serious Crime Act 2015 (c.9)
    • No. 84-1, February 2020
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    This article questions the appropriateness of including adolescent to parent violence (APV) within the elements of a criminal offence designed to criminalise domestic violence and abuse. The offenc...
    ... ... coercive control, the Scottish offence covers the patterns of behaviour associated with it. 2 One way the two offences differ is in respect of who ... and impacts that suggest APV could include behaviour that is prohibited under s 76 SCA 2015. Emphasising our concern that this should be the case, ... ...
  • The steady proliferation of Australia’s discretionary police-imposed patron banning powers: An unsubstantiated cycle of assertion and presumption
    • No. 18-4, September 2018
    • Criminology & Criminal Justice
    Patron banning in Australia embodies a range of exclusionary measures in response to alcohol-related disorder. Patrons can be banned from licensed venues, entertainment precincts or wider public ar...
    ... ... to deter them, and others, from engaging in further problematic behaviour. The use of exclusion reflects key assumptions in relation to ... -imposed banning notices (Farmer , 2017a, 2016, 2017b), the Prohibited Behaviour Orders which can be imposed in Western Australia for a range of ... ...
  • Book Review: Teresa M Bejan, Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration
    • No. 15-4, November 2017
    • Political Studies Review
    ... ... in favour of a ‘civil silence’ whereby citizens are prohibited from public disagreement and norms of behaviour are imposed by the ... ...
  • Penal diversity within Australia
    • No. 17-3, July 2015
    • Punishment & Society
    In this article, we start from internationally developed models explaining growing punitiveness and increasing imprisonment rates, to analyse the penal situation within Australia. While the eight A...
    ... ...  public order offences such as offensive language and behaviour, abolished imprisonment for ... Prohibited Behaviour Orders – an Australian version of the UK’s Anti- ... ...
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