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Children's minister objects to ASBO plan

Children's minister Brian Lenihan has expressed concern to the Minister for Justice, Michael McDowell, about proposed Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs), which are to be included in an amendment to the forthcoming Criminal Justice Bill.

7th May, 2005

Children's minister Brian Lenihan has expressed concern to the Minister for Justice, Michael McDowell, about proposed Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs), which are to be included in an amendment to the forthcoming Criminal Justice Bill.

The minister of state, who is a senior counsel, is concerned about the potential of ASBOs to undermine aspects of the Children Act 2001, which he introduced in the Dáil four years ago.

Lenihan asked for a meeting with McDowell,...

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