Powers to allow Criminal Courts to pass orders to prevent young people from carrying knives are now being piloted in London.
Good criminal solicitors will advise you that The new Knife Crime Prevention Orders are now being trialled by the Met Police for 14 months.
Criminal solicitors in london will advise that it is very likely that knife crime prevention orders will be rolled out across forces in England and Wales.
Knife crime prevention orders can be imposed on individuals as young as 12.
Criminal solicitors will advise that the any person 12 and over who the police have reason to believe is carrying a knife or who regularly carry knives, or those who have been previously convicted of a knife-related offence can be the subject of a knife crime prevention order application.
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The court can impose conditions during the period of the knife crime prevention order, including curfews, restrictions on use of social media, exclusion zones, as well as explicitly being banned them from carrying a knife. Courts can also prescribe positive intervention, such as educational courses, sports club referrals, relationship counselling, anger management, mentoring and drug rehabilitation.
The orders are intended to turn young people away from a life of crime and protect them from potential exploitation from criminal gangs.
You can be required to attend court to explain the breach. This is serious and can carry up to 2 years imprisonment. You should contact us straight away for help and representation.