Flashcards in By-Laws Deck (6)
What is it?
Parliament has given local authorities and other public bodies the right to make laws in certain areas
Local authorities such as.. Can do what?
And Parish Councils
Can make by-laws to cover small things
E.g parking restrictions and banning drinking of alcohol in certain areas
Example of a by-law in a place
Under s.19 of the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964
County Council made by-laws about the use of libraries in the county
Who else can make by-laws?
Public corporations and certain companies can also make by-laws
To help enforce rules concerning public behaviour
E.g London underground's smoking ban
All by-laws must be approved by the relevant government minister