§ 1.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, this Schedule applies where any shopping or luggage trolley is found by an authorised officer of the local authority on any land in the open air and appears to him to be abandoned.
§ (2) This Schedule does not apply in relation to a shopping or luggage trolley found on the following descriptions of land, that is to say—
- (a) land in which the owner of the trolley has a legal estate;
- (b) where an off-street parking place affords facilities to the customers of shops for leaving their shopping trolleys used by them, land on which those facilities are afforded;
- (c) where any other place designated by the local authority for the purposes of this Schedule affords like facilities, land on which those facilities are afforded; and
- (d) as respects luggage trolleys, land which is used for the purposes of their undertaking by persons authorised by an enactment to carry on any railway, light railway, tramway or road transport undertaking or by a relevant airport operator (within the meaning of Part V of the Airports Act 1986).