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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

Section 147: Authorisation for operation of amplified noise equipment

394.Subsection (1) gives the Greater London Authority and Westminster City Council the ability to authorise a person to operate amplified noise equipment in the controlled area.

395.Subsection (2) requires a person to apply for authorisation to the responsible authority. The application must be made to the authority which has control of the area in which the individual wishes to use the equipment.

396.Subsections (3) to (8) set out what the Greater London Authority and Westminster City Council may and must do in relation to processing and considering applications, including setting the period to which an authorisation applies, the imposition of any conditions, the varying of conditions and the withdrawal of an authorisation.

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