Powers Available

0) To have access to and share information and intelligence with Dorset Police

Issue penalty notices:

1a) PND under Chapter 1 of Part 1 of CJPA 2001 - see below.

1b) Parents for truancy;

1c) Cycling on a footpath;

1d) Dog fouling;

1e) Graffiti and fly-posting;

1f) Littering;

1g) Offences under dog control orders;

1ac) Power to issue fixed penalty notice in respect of an excluded pupil in a public place
2a) Power to require giving of name and address for: a) A relevant penalty notice offence (see 1 above and 2(b) below) b) Offences under S3 and S4 of Vagrancy Act 1824(c) An offence causing injury, alarm, distress to any other person or loss of, or any damage to, any other person’s property.
2b) Power to deal with begging
3) Power to require name and address  for anti-social behaviour
3a) Power to require name and address for road traffic offences
4) Power to require persons drinking in designated places to surrender alcohol
5) Power to require persons aged under 18 to surrender alcohol
6) Power to seize tobacco from a person aged under 18
7) Power to remove abandoned vehicles
8) Power to stop vehicles for testing
8a) Power to stop cycles if they are suspected of having committed the offence of riding on a footpath
8b) Power to control traffic for purposes other than escorting a load of exceptional dimensions and also for purposes of conducting a traffic survey
9) Power to direct traffic for the purposes of escorting abnormal loads
9ZA) Power to photograph persons away from a police station who has been given a penalty notice 

Offences for which Accredited Persons may issue Penalty Notices for Disorder (PNDs)

1) Wasting police time, giving false report.
2) Using public electronic communications network to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to another.
3) Knowingly gives or causes to be given a false alarm of fire to a person acting on behalf of a fire and rescue authority.
4) Behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.
5) Throwing fireworks.
6) Sells or attempts to sell alcohol to a person who is drunk.
7) Supply of alcohol by or on behalf of a club to a person aged under 18.
8) Sale of alcohol anywhere to a person under 18.
9) Buys or attempts to buy alcohol on behalf of a person under 18.
10) Buys or attempts to buy alcohol for consumption on relevant premises by a person under 18
11) Delivery of alcohol to person under 18 or allowing such delivery.
12) Breach of fireworks curfew.
13) Possession of a category 4 firework.
14) Possession by a person under 18 of an adult firework.
15) Trespassing on a railway.
16) Throwing stones at a train.
17) Consumption of alcohol by a person under 18 on relevant premises.
18) Allowing consumption of alcohol by a person under 18 on relevant premises.
19) Buying or attempting to buy alcohol by a person under 18.

Visit the gov.uk website to view the Home Office guidance on CSAS powers

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