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The following issues of anti social behaviour are dealt
with by the Police.
If a crime is in progress or risk to life dial
999, otherwise dial 101 which is Kent Police's
Community Safety Partnership's anti-social behaviour pledge
Dogs - Strays,
lost and found.
Standards - Taking action against businesses that
deliberately or persistently break the law, particularly those
engaged in door to door sales. Restricting access for children and
young people to harmful age-restricted goods. Controlling farm
animal welfare and disease.
Environmental Enforcement - In order to
protect the environment and provide a pleasant and clean area in
which to live, work and visit.
Tipping - is the illegal dumping of rubbish or any
unwanted item in any quantity on any land that is not licensed to
accept it. Fly-tipping can present a hazard to the public, it
can pollute the land and watercourses, looks unsightly and costs
the council tax-payer significant amounts of money to clear
nuisance - The council has a duty to inspect its area to
detect whether a statutory nuisance exists or is likely to occur or
recur. This usually involves an initial investigation following any
complaint of statutory nuisance from a local resident.
Littering - In
order to protect the environment and provide a pleasant and clean
area in which to live, work and visit.
Selling a vechicle on a public
highway - Vehicles offered for sale on the highway
without consent are liable to be seized by Medway Council, who will
then institute legal proceedings against the owner for the recovery
of its costs
posting - It is an offence to fly post material.
Medway Council will remove it and take action against those
Legislation Since 1 July 2007, Medway has been smokefree,
which means that the buildings in which people work, relax and
socialise are free of smoke caused by tobacco. Vehicles that are
used by more than one person, such as taxis and shared cars and
vans are also smokefree.