§ Miss Richardson
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department which local Acts contain a criminal offence of failure to give notice of a procession to the police; and, in respect of these Acts, how long is the notice period required.
§ Mr. Mayhew
This information for England and Wales is collated centrally only in respect of local Acts passed since 1974. It is as follows:
Enactment Period of notice Hours County of South Glamorgan Act 1976 36 County of Merseyside Act 1980 72 West Midlands County Council Act 1980 *72 Cheshire County Council Act 1980 *72 Isle of Wight Act 1980 *72 Greater Manchester Act 1981 *72 East Sussex Act 1981 *72 Note: * or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter.
All pre-1974 local authority enactments now in force in England and Wales will expire by the end of 1986.