# Posted 11:00 AM by Patrick Belton
BRITISH JUSTICE (OR, WHY I LOVE THIS COUNTRY) WATCH: From the BBC
It was when the 15-year-old miscreant was hauled into court that the problem was first noticed.
Angered by his unruly, boozed-up behaviour, police had hoped magistrates would punish the youth for breaching his Asbo [i.e., anti-social behaviour order]. He hadn't.
Closer examination revealed that he had mistakenly been ordered not to be in public "without" alcohol and that he was also duty bound to act in a threatening manner likely to cause harassment, alarm and distress to others.
After the boy escaped punishment as a result of the misprint, the officials behind the mistake were asked to deliver a new Asbo with more appropriate wording, the Daily Mirror reported.
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