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2(1)A principal litter authority may by order in accordance with this paragraph designate land in its area for the purposes of this Schedule.E+W

(2)The land designated must consist of—

(a)relevant land of the authority;

(b)all or part of any relevant highway for which the authority is responsible; or

(c)both.

(3)A principal litter authority may only designate land where it is satisfied that the land is being defaced by the discarding of free printed matter which has been distributed there.

(4)Where a principal litter authority proposes to make an order under sub-paragraph (1) above in respect of any land, it must—

(a)publish a notice of its proposal in at least one newspaper circulating in an area which includes the land; and

(b)post such a notice on the land.

(5)A notice under sub-paragraph (4) above must specify—

(a)the land proposed to be designated;

(b)the date on which it is proposed that the order is to come into force (which may not be earlier than the end of a period of 28 days beginning with the day on which the notice is given);

(c)the fact that objections may be made to the proposal, how they may be made and the period within which they may be made (being a period of at least 14 days beginning with the day on which the notice is given).

(6)Where after giving notice under sub-paragraph (4) above and taking into account any objections duly made pursuant to sub-paragraph (5)(c) above an authority decides to make an order under sub-paragraph (1) above in respect of any or all of the land in respect of which the notice was given, the authority must—

(a)publish a notice of its decision in at least one newspaper circulating in an area which includes the land; and

(b)post such a notice on the land.

(7)A notice under sub-paragraph (6) above must specify the date on which the order is to come into force, being a date not earlier than—

(a)the end of the period of 14 days beginning with the day on which the notice is given; and

(b)the date referred to in sub-paragraph (5)(b) above.

(8)A principal litter authority may at any time revoke an order under sub-paragraph (1) above in respect of any land to which the order relates.

(9)A principal litter authority must—

(a)publish a notice of any revocation under sub-paragraph (8) above in at least one newspaper circulating in an area which includes the land in question; and

(b)post such a notice on the land.

(10)Sub-paragraph (1) above does not apply to an English county council for an area for which there is a district council.]

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