Good rule and government: model byelaw set 8

Model byelaw set for local authorities to ensure good rule and government in their area and to prevent and suppress nuisances.

Applies to England


Model byelaw set 8

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When making byelaws councils should use this model byelaw set and adapt it as required. The accompanying guidance notes should be consulted when using these model byelaws.

This model set includes byelaws on:

  • riding and vehicles on road margins and verges
  • skateboarding
  • fairground attractions causing obstruction to traffic
  • dangerous games near highways
  • touting
  • urinating in public
  • interference with-life saving equipment
  • climbing upon and hanging from bridges
Published 8 February 2013
Last updated 7 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated model byelaw and guidance notes.

  2. New contact details on guidance notes.

  3. First published.