Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005
2005 CHAPTER 16
Commentary on Sections
Part 3: Litter and Refuse
Section 27 Meaning of “litter”
104.Section 27 clarifies the meaning of “litter” for the purposes of Part 4 of the 1990 Act, by specifically including cigarettes, cigars and like products and discarded chewing gum (including bubble gum). Although these were already considered to fall within the definition of litter, the intention of this section is to provide clarity for practitioners.
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