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the state of wandering from place to place

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Across the two countries, there were 1,326 recorded prosecutions under the Vagrancy Act in 2018, an increase of 6% on the previous year, but less than half the number made five years ago.
Crisis and a host of other charities, politicians and members of the police are all calling for the Vagrancy Act to be scrapped.
Figures show that 6,518 people were found guilty under the Vagrancy Act across England and Wales between 2014 and 2017 - a total of 135 people across West Yorkshire alone.
Launched in 2004, the EJOW was designed to decongest the country's jails through simultaneous hearing of cases that range from as petty as vagrancy and domestic problems to as grave as homicide and murder.
The cases resolved through the program range from light offenses, such as vagrancy and domestic problems, to grave offenses such as homicide or murder, in areas lacking in judges.
Malacanang defended President Duterte's campaign against street idlers anew as it explained that the Chief Executive only wants to prevent crimes by enhancing police visibility and not criminalizing vagrancy.
After drawing flak for its 'anti-poor' crackdown that targeted mostly young jobless males at a time when vagrancy has been decriminalized, the police claimed that the men were arrested not because they were idle, but because they violated various local ordinances.
Right now what authorities use are using just local ordinances as basis in carrying out the campaign against vagrancy," Pimentel-Gana said in an interview aired by the cable channel ANC.
Dudley said the town suffered from "an epidemic of rough sleeping and vagrancy" and wrote in a letter that "bags and detritus" from local homeless people created a "hostile atmosphere" for residents and tourists.
By: tradition, The Street Child World Cup is held in the host country of the World Cup a month before the event to highlight the global social issue of childhood vagrancy.
The data released under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the Liberal Democrats shows 481 people have been found guilty under the 1824 Vagrancy Act in our region in just four years.
The figures come as the Liberal Democrats push for the Vagrancy Act, which dates back to the time of George IV in the early 19th century, to be axed.
The raid was aimed at decreasing the child labor rate, identifying child beggars, child vagrancy, and was also aimed at the prevention of child neglect and homelessness.