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Protection From Harassment Act 1997

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 68726, tabled on 21 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people were (a) charged and (b) convicted under section (i) 2, (ii) 2a, (iii) 4 and (iv) 4a of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 during 2015.

Answered on

24 March 2017

The number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates’ courts and offenders found guilty at all courts of the offences requested under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997, in England and Wales, in 2015 can be viewed in the table attached.

Charging data is not held by the Ministry of Justice.

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