Part 4Miscellaneous

Seizure powers

150Powers of seizure etc under certain regulations and byelaws

(1)In section 2 of the Parks Regulation (Amendment) Act 1926 (power to make regulations), after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)Regulations under subsection (1) may include provision applying (with any necessary modifications) sections 4 to 6 of the Royal Parks (Trading) Act 2000 (seizure, retention, disposal and forfeiture of property) in relation to offences under that subsection that are not park trading offences for the purposes of that Act..

(2)After section 237 of the Local Government Act 1972 (offences against byelaws) insert—

237ZASection 235 byelaws: powers of seizure etc

A byelaw made under section 235 may include provision for or in connection with—

(a)the seizure and retention of any property in connection with any contravention of the byelaw, and

(b)the forfeiture of any such property on a person’s conviction of an offence of contravention of the byelaw..

(3)In section 385 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (byelaws), in subsection (4)(b) for “a trading byelaw” substitute “any byelaw under this section”.