The definitive guidelines on the sentencing of public order offences were issued on 25 September 2019 and came into force on 1 January 2020. The guidelines covers the following offences:

The consultation on sentencing of Public Order offences was published on 9 May 2018 and closed on 8 August 2018.

Related documents

To support the guidelines and consultations, the Council also publishes a range of documents. These documents may include consultation responses, statistical bulletins, resource and equality impact assessments and guideline assessments.

Related documents: Public order offences