The most common offences dominating many Court calendars are public order offences. Ranging from simple drunkenness to riot, these offences cover the whole gambit of thuggish behaviour in public, whether perpetrated by the individual or group.
The Criminal Justice ( Public Order ) Act, 1994 also controls the type of materials that may be displayed in public, which includes banners, posters, placards etc. s2c© outlines all definitions relevant to public order offences, constituents of riots and affrays, together with applicable Court decisions to give the user a factual overview of the behaviour constituting such offences.
Extortion and Blackmail are offences contrary to the Criminal Justice ( Public Order ) Act, 1994. s2c© defines the the elements of such offences, including demanding with menaces and many collatoral issues, including threatening behaviour, trespassing with intent to cause certain offences and a multitude of issues relevant to Public Order legislation.
Although not public order offences, much unruly behaviour occurs indoors, such offences pose their own difficulties - often real time intervention is needed and commn law powers have to be relied upon. s2c© offers an informative module on issues relating to the common law in general with specific reference to breaches of the peace, the recent inclusion of offences punishable under common law as detainable offences and new enactments rendering breaches of the peace triable on indictment.
If you wish to gain a detailed understanding of issues related to public order or those offences alluded to above, s2c© is a valuable asset as it outlines, proofs, definitions, presumptions, legislation and precedents relative to public order and related offences - in an easily understandable, cohesive, rapid displaying package. No matter what your interest in such offences - s2c© encapsulates all relevant matters, elements that you need to know to gain a complete understanding of such issues.