Byelaws in UK Law

  • Boddington v British Transport Police
    • House of Lords
    • 02 Abril 1998
    ... ... the offence of smoking a cigarette in a railway carriage where smoking was prohibited, contrary to byelaw 20 of the British Railways Board's Byelaws 1965. The byelaw was made under section 67 of the Transport Act 1962, as amended. The magistrate fined Mr. Boddington £10 and ordered him to pay ... ...
  • R v Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, ex parte Hook
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 Febrero 1976
    ... ... Act, 1969, which confirmed the title of the Barnsley Corporation and gave them the power to regulate the conduct of the market and to make byelaws ... 7 This right of holding a market is subject to the common law of England. It says that every member of the public is entitled to come into the ... ...
  • R v Wicks
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Mayo 1997
    ... ... and himself. Keene J. considered that the terms "substantive" and "procedural" invalidity were no doubt appropriate when dealing with byelaws, as in Bugg, but that they could give rise to misunderstandings in other contexts. In the field of enforcement notices he preferred the distinction ... ...
  • DPP v Hutchinson
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Julio 1990
    ... ... 2 Each of the appellants was convicted by the Newbury justices of an offence under byelaw 2(b) of the R.A.F. Greenham Common Byelaws 1985 ( S.I. 1985 No. 485 ) ("the Greenham byelaws") of entering without authority or permission the area enclosed within the perimeter fence and ... ...
  • Percy v Hall
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 10 Mayo 1996
    ... ... The plaintiffs were arrested rather for alleged breaches of the HMS Forest Moor and Menwith Hill Station Byelaws 1986 ( SI 1986 No.481 ) (the Byelaws). It is the validity, and effect of any invalidity, of these which are the issues at the heart of this appeal ... ...
  • Boddington v British Transport Police
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 05 Julio 1996
    ... ... "It has, of course, long been the practice for justices to decide for the purposes of a case immediately before them upon the validity of byelaws and, before the Town and Country Planning Act 1971, of enforcement notices. But those practices were established long before applications for ... ...
  • Cinnamond v British Airports Authority
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 Febrero 1980
    ... ... They have prosecuted them for offences under two byelaws. One byelaw is No. 5(23): "No person shall loiter, frequent or remain on the aerodrome or any part thereof without reasonable cause" - that is the ... ...
  • R (on the application of Newhaven Port and Properties Ltd) v East Sussex County Council
    • Supreme Court
    • 25 Febrero 2015
    ... ... Those points are (i) the nature of the public's rights over coastal beaches, (ii) whether byelaws can give rise to an implied consent to the public to use land, and (iii) the interrelationship of the statutory law relating to village greens and ... ...
  • Paul (R & W.) Ltd v Wheat Commission
    • House of Lords
    • 22 Julio 1936
    ... ... from them in respect of 13 of the consignments colore officii and without lawful authority, a declaration that byelaw 20 of the Wheat Byelaws 1932 is illegal and ultra vires , a declaration that the three awards above mentioned are null and void, and a declaration that none of the 15 ... ...
  • R (Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd) v East Sussex County Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 Marzo 2013
    ... ... no fixed boundary (in this case because of the effect of the tides) cannot be registered; (4) since the use of West Beach was regulated by byelaws, it was used by the public precariously, in the sense of being by licence, and not as of right; (5) use of the foreshore was presumed, rebuttably, to ... ...
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