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Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council Act 1998

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8Special events

Section 5 (Special events) of the Act of 1984 is hereby repealed and there is substituted therefor—

5Special events

(1)The Council may grant an authorisation to any person—

(a)to use the protected area; and

(b)to use or leave vehicles thereon; and

(c)to trade thereon;

for the purposes of civic or public ceremonies and for the purposes of displays or exhibitions or sales.

(2)No authorisation under this section may be given which either singly or in combination with another authorisation applicable on the same day relates to more than one-half of the protected area but for this purpose no account shall be taken of any area occupied by a registered charity or, in the case of a sale, by a body undertaking to devote the whole of the net proceeds of sale to charitable purposes.

(3)It shall be a condition of any authorisation under this section that no charge may be made for admission to any event on the protected area..

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