City Walkways

10City walkways

(1)The City of London (Various Powers) Act 1967 is amended as follows.

(2)After section 6 insert—

6ACharges in respect of resolutions

Where the Corporation receives a request to pass a resolution under section 6 (declaration of city walkway) and the Corporation complies with that request, it may make and recover from the person making the request charges in respect of the costs and expenses incurred in passing the resolution and advertising it locally..

(3)After section 13 insert—

13AParking on City walkways

(1)Any person who causes or permits a vehicle to be parked on or over a city walkway commits an offence under section 15(1) of the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974 (“the 1974 Act”).

(2)An offence committed by virtue of subsection (1) is subject to section 15(3) and section 15(7) of the 1974 Act (other than section 15(7)(a)(xi) and 15(7)(a)(xii) of that Act).

(3)Subsection (1) above does not render it unlawful for a person to cause or permit a vehicle to be parked on or over a city walkway—

(a)by or with the consent of the owner of the land in which the walkway is situated, and

(b)with the consent of the Corporation.

(4)For the purposes of Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004, the Common Council of the City of London is the enforcement authority in relation to a parking contravention by which an offence is committed by virtue of subsection (1)..