Canterbury City Council Act 2013
- Type of Bill:
- Private Bill
- Parliamentary agents:
- Sharpe Pritchard LLP
- Promoted by:
- Canterbury City Council
- Petitioning period:
- Commons: 23.1.08 to 30.1.08
Lords: 16.1.10 to 25.1.10
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Royal Assent 28 February, 2013 | 28.02.2013
Act of Parliament
|Canterbury City Council Act 2013 c.i||18.03.2013|
Latest news on the Canterbury City Council Act 2013
Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill, the Bill received Royal Assent on 28 February 2013. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).
- The petitioning period in the House of Commons ended on 30 January 2008.
- The petitioning period in the House of Lords ended on 8 February 2010.
No petitions were deposited against the Bill in the House of Commons, 1 petition was deposited in the House of Lords. Petitions can be accessed from the "Bill documents" link on the left hand side of this webpage.
Summary of the Canterbury City Council Act 2013
The Bill (as originally introduced) makes provisions relating to street trading and consumer protection in the city, in particular by:
- allowing the Council to regulate services offered on the street as well as the sale of goods
- altering the exemption enjoyed by holders of a pedlar’s certificate from the street trading regime in the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982
- empowering council officers, the police and community support officers to seize goods and equipment when they believe a street trading offence has been committed
- empowering courts to order the forfeiture of such articles
- allowing the council to regulate touting
- enabling council officers, the police and community support officers to serve fixed penalty notices for street trading offences.
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