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Noise and Statutory Nuisance Act 1993

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Preliminary

    1. 1. Interpretation.

  3. Noise in street to be a statutory nuisance

    1. 2. Noise in street to be a statutory nuisance.

    2. 3. Summary proceedings in respect of noise in street.

    3. 4. Supplementary provisions.

    4. 5. Summary proceedings by persons aggrieved by noise in street.

    5. 6. Nuisance caused by noise in roads in Scotland.

  4. Loudspeakers

    1. 7. Operation of loudspeakers in streets or roads.

    2. 8. Consent of local authorities to the operation of loudspeakers in streets or roads.

  5. Audible intruder alarms

    1. 9. Audible intruder alarms.

  6. Expenses to be a charge on premises etc.

    1. 10. Expenses recoverable from owner to be a charge on premises and payable by instalments.

  7. General

    1. 11. Expenses.

    2. 12. Commencement.

    3. 13. Extent.

    4. 14. Short title.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. 1.The 1974 Act shall be amended as follows.

      2. 2.In section 58 (summary proceedings to deal with noise)—

      3. 3.After section 58 there shall be inserted— Service of notice...

      4. 4.In section 59 (summary application by occupier of premises aggrieved...

      5. 5.After section 59 there shall be inserted— Supplementary provisions in...

      6. 6.In section 69 (execution of works by local authority), at...

      7. 7.In section 73 (interpretation etc.)— (a) in subsection (1)—

      8. 8.In section 74 (penalties), at the beginning of subsection (1)...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Consent to the Operation of Loudspeakers in Streets or Roads

      1. Local authority consent

        1. 1.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), on an application made by...

        2. 2.A consent may be granted subject to such conditions as...

      2. Procedure

        1. 3.An application for a consent shall be made in writing...

        2. 4.(1) Where an application is duly made to the local...

        3. 5.An applicant for a consent shall pay such reasonable fee...

      3. Publication of consent

        1. 6.Where the local authority grants a consent, the authority may...

      4. Interpretation

        1. 7.In this Schedule “a consent” means a consent under paragraph...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Audible Intruder Alarms

      1. Installation of new alarms

        1. 1.(1) A person who installs an audible intruder alarm on...

      2. Operation of alarms before second appointed day

        1. 2.(1) A person who is the occupier of any premises...

        2. 3.(1) A person who (on or after the first appointed...

      3. Operation of alarms on or after second appointed day

        1. 4.(1) The occupier of any premises shall not permit any...

      4. Requirements for operation of alarms

        1. 5.(1) This paragraph is satisfied if— (a) the alarm complies...

      5. Entry to premises

        1. 6.(1) Where— (a) an intruder alarm installed on or in...

        2. 7.(1) If, on an application made by an officer of...

        3. 8.An officer who enters premises by virtue of paragraph 6...

        4. 9.A person who enters premises by virtue of paragraph 6,...

        5. 10.An officer who has entered premises by virtue of paragraph...

      6. Recovery of expenses

        1. 11.Where any premises are entered by virtue of paragraph 6...

      7. Protection from personal liability

        1. 12.Nothing done by, or by a member of, a local...

      8. Interpretation

        1. 13.(1) In this Schedule references to the first appointed day...

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