Now a subject for NZ debate.
The Government has a guarded view on ASBOs.
In a recent Cabinet paper, Justice Minister Annette King rejected them as a way of tackling organised crime.
She said the orders were designed to counter social problems peculiar to Britain. They had an economic and social cost, and their benefits for the criminal justice system were unclear.
I am struggling to think of a social problem that would be peculiar to Britain. Can you?
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