Sefton Council Public Spaces Protection Orders

November 28, 2018

Dog Controls

Sefton Council have been undertaking enforcement in parks in Lydiate relating to Dog Control.  The Protection Order can be found at this web address https://www.sefton.gov.uk/media/1273131/pspo_dog_control.pdf

Section 3  of the Order has been provided below.

3 Effect
(1) This Order shall come into force on 14 th July 2017
(2) This Order is made as the Council is satisfied on reasonable grounds that the two conditions prescribed by section 59(2) and (3) of the Act have been met, namely:
(a) The first condition:
(i) Activities carried on in a public place within the Authority’s area have had a detrimental effect on the quality of life of those in the locality (“the   Activities”); or
(ii) It is likely that activities will be carried on in a public place within the Authority’s area (‘the Activities”) and that they will have a detrimental effect on    the quality of life of those in the locality;

and such Activities are set out in the respective Schedules to this Order

(b) The second condition:

The effect, or likely effect, of the Activities —
(i) is, or is likely to be, of a persistent or continuing nature,
(ii) is, or is likely to be, such as to make the activities unreasonable, and
(iii) justifies the restrictions imposed by this Order.

(3) This Order relates to each public place referred to in Schedules 1, 2, 3 4 and 5 to this Order (“the Restricted Areas”) together with such other Schedules as may he included under any variation of the Order from time to time and —

(a) prohibits specified things from being done in the Restricted Area (“the Restrictions”) as may be set out in the Schedules,
(b) requires specified things to be done by persons carrying on the Activities in the Restricted Area (“the Requirements”), or
(c) does both of those things

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