Local authorities have a responsibility to take immediate enforcement action to protect those who are being harassed or intimidated.
This may be through an injunction or an interim ASBO (which may be obtained without notice to the defendant in Scotland and Northern Ireland) or a Community Protection Notice (in England and Wales) and can provide immediate relief and raise confidence in the ability of local agencies to tackle this sort of anti-social behaviour.
Whether you live in a city apartment or a large house in the country, you can probably find a neighbor who infringes upon your privacy.
The important thing is that you handle the situation as quickly and as courteously as possible.
Where action is taken in a county court in Scotland and Northern Ireland, an ASBO can be made against a party to the main proceedings or another adult whose conduct is material to the proceedings.
In England and Wales a Criminal Behaviour Order may be obtained where an offender has been convicted of an offence and has engaged, or is likely to engage, in conduct likely to cause harassment, distress or alarm to others and the order is likely to prevent this in the future.
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Try and approach your Neighbour for a ‘friendly chat’ about the problem. It may be that there is a situation you are unaware of and this could clear the air between you.
Seriously, your difficulty is that you feel bad about looking away. 2) If the stare is met and held, it will escalate to a verbal challenge, e.g., “What you lookin’ at?Intimidation or harassment is a personalised form of anti-social behaviour, specifically aimed at particular individuals.People experience repeated incidents and problems of intimidation and harassment day after day.Forum Members will do all they can to support and guide you and lend a sympathetic ear.At the first sign of any trouble from your neighbour or members or the local community, no matter how petty it might seem, always start a diary of all incidents, times and dates – make this as detailed as you can.Anti-social behaviour orders and injunctions and Community Protection Notices are available to protect people from behaviour causing harassment, alarm or distress.