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Police, Factories, & c. (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1916

1916 CHAPTER 31 6 and 7 Geo 5

An Act to amend the Enactments relating to the Police and certain other Enactments with the administration of which the Secretary of State for the Home Department is concerned.

[3rd August 1916]

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C1This Act is not necessarily in the form in which it has effect in Northern Ireland

C2Act applied (temp.) by 2002 c. i, ss. 1(2)-(4), 21(5)(a) (with ss. 38, 39)

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I1Act wholly in force at Royal Assent

Part IE+W+S+N.I. Police

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5 Regulations of street collections.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)[F5Each of the authorities specified in subsection (1A) below] may make regulations with respect to the places where and the conditions under which persons may be permitted in any street or public place, within [F5their] area, to collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes, and any person who acts in contravention of any such regulation shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding [F6level 1 on the standard scale] or in the case of a second or subsequent offence not exceeding [F7level 1 on the standard scale]:

Provided that—

(a)regulations made under this section shall not come into operation until they have been confirmed by the Secretary of State, and published for such time and in such manner as the Secretary of State may direct; and

(b)regulations made under this section shall not apply to the selling of articles in any street or public place when the articles are sold in the ordinary course of trade, and for the purpose of earning a livelihood, and no representation is made by or on behalf of the seller that any part of the proceeds of sale will be devoted to any charitable purpose.

[F8(1A)The authorities referred to in subsection (1) above are—

(a)the Common Council of the City of London,

(b)the police authority for the Metropolitan Police District, and

(c)the council of each district;

but any regulations made by a district council under that subsection shall not have effect with respect to any street or public place which is within the Metropolitan Police District as well as within the district.]

(2)This section, except subsection (3) thereof, shall apply to Ireland with the following modifications:—

(a)references to the Secretary of State shall be construed as references to the Lord Lieutenant; and

(b)references to a police authority shall . . . F9 be construed as references to the Inspector General of the Royal Irish Constabulary.

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(4)In this section—

the expression “street” includes any highway and any public bridge, road, lane, footway, square, court, alley, or passage, whether a thoroughfare or not.

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F9Words omitted by virtue of Statute Law Revision Act 1927 (c. 42), s. 3

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C3S. 5: functions of local authority not to be responsibility of an executive of the authority (E.) (16.11.2000) by virtue of S.I. 2000/2853, reg. 2(1), Sch. 1 Table B(39)

6 Extent of Part I.E+W+S+N.I.

This Part of this Act shall not apply, except where otherwise expressly provided, to Scotland or Ireland.

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13 Short title.E+W+S+N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Police, Factories, &c. (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1916.

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