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The London Cable Car Order 2012

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Unauthorised access and loitering

15.  (1)  A person must not enter, attempt to enter or remain on any part of the cable car system where there is a notice prohibiting access unless invited or directed to do so by an authorised person.

(2) A person must not enter, attempt to enter or remain on any part of the cable car system where there is a notice indicating that it is reserved or provided for a specified category of person only, unless that person—

(a)is within the specified category; or

(b)is invited or directed to do so by an authorised person.

(3) A person must not—

(a)loiter on the cable car system if asked by an authorised person to leave at the next available opportunity; or

(b)wilfully obstruct or impede any authorised person in the execution of the authorised person’s duty.

(4) A person above the age of 10 years must not enter, attempt to enter or remain on any part of the cable car system which is marked or notified as being for the exclusive use of persons of the opposite gender to that person.

Traffic signs, causing obstructions and parking

16.  (1)  A person in charge of any motor vehicle, bicycle or other conveyance must not—

(a)use it on any part of the cable car system in contravention of any traffic sign;

(b)leave or place any such vehicle, bicycle or conveyance in or on the cable car system—

(i)in such a manner as to cause an obstruction or hindrance to an authorised person, the operator or persons using the cable car system;

(ii)otherwise than in accordance with any reasonable direction of an authorised person; or

(iii)where parking or waiting is prohibited; or

(c)park it on any part of the cable car system where charges are made for parking by the operator or an authorised person without paying the appropriate charge at the appropriate time in accordance with instructions given by the operator or an authorised person at that place.

(2) The owner of any motor vehicle, bicycle or other conveyance used, left or placed in breach of byelaw 16(1) may be liable to pay a penalty as stated on a notice displayed in the area to which the relevant restrictions apply.

(3) Without prejudice to byelaw 16(2), any motor vehicle, bicycle or other conveyance used, left or placed in breach of byelaw 16(1) may be clamped, removed or stored by or under the direction of the operator or an authorised person.

(4) The owner of the motor vehicle, bicycle or other conveyance will be liable to the operator or authorised person for the costs incurred in clamping, removing and storing it provided that there is displayed in the area to which the relevant restrictions apply a notice stating that—

(a)any vehicle parked contrary to the byelaws may be clamped, removed and stored by the operator or authorised person; and

(b)the costs incurred by the operator or authorised person for this may be recovered from the vehicle’s owner.

(5) The power of clamping and removal referred to in byelaw 16(3) is not exercisable in any area where passenger parking is permitted unless there is on display in that area a notice stating that any vehicle parked contrary to the byelaws may be clamped or removed by the operator or authorised person.

Pedestrian-only areas

17.  (1)  Any person who enters or is on any part of the cable car system to which the public have access must be on foot, except—

(a)where there is a notice permitting access to that part of the cable car system to those with specified conveyances; or

(b)where the operator or an authorised person has given permission,

and in either case the person must obey any instructions given by the operator or an authorised person.

(2) A person will not be in breach of byelaw 17(1) for properly using a pushchair, pram or wheelchair, except where there is a notice, or instructions have been given by the operator or an authorised person, prohibiting that person from using the pushchair, pram or wheelchair.

Control of animals

18.  (1)  The operator or an authorised person may refuse entry to any animal which, in the reasonable opinion of the operator or authorised person, may—

(a)threaten or annoy any other person; or

(b)soil or damage the cable car system.

(2) A person must not bring an animal which has been refused access under byelaw 18(1) onto the cable car system.

(3) A person must not bring an animal onto the cable car system without a valid ticket for that animal, if the operator requires that person to have a valid ticket for the carriage of such an animal.

(4) A person in charge of an animal must not—

(a)allow it to foul or damage the cable car system; or

(b)leave or place it unattended on any part of the cable car system, except—

(i)with the permission of the operator or an authorised person; or

(ii)in a place provided for that purpose by the operator and only for as long as is absolutely necessary and in accordance with any direction of the operator or an authorised person.

(5) If a person in charge of an animal breaches any of byelaws 18(2) to (4), then that person—

(a)may be asked by the operator or an authorised person to remove that animal, and if that person fails to do so immediately, then that animal may be removed by or under the direction of the operator or an authorised person;

(b)will be liable to the operator for the cost incurred by or on behalf of the operator in removing and keeping it; and

(c)will be liable to the operator for the cost of putting any property soiled or damaged back into its proper condition.

(6) Any liability to the operator under byelaw 18(5) is in addition to any penalty for the breach of byelaws 18(2) to (4).

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