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Abinger Parish Council

New Byelaws for Abinger Parish - Parts 5 and 6

By Richard Frost Abinger Parish Council

Friday, 3 February 2017

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Abinger Parish Council Vice-Chairman

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PART 5

WATERWAYS

Interpretation of Part 5

In this Part:

              “boat” means any yacht, motor boat or similar craft but not a model or toy boat;

              “power-driven” means driven by the combustion of petrol vapour or other combustible substances;

              “waterway” means any river, lake, pool or other body of water and includes any fountain.

Bathing

No person shall without reasonable excuse bathe or swim in any waterway.

Ice skating

No person shall step onto or otherwise place their weight upon any frozen waterway.

Model boats

No person shall operate a power-driven model boat on any waterway.

Boats

No person shall sail or operate any boat, dinghy, canoe, sailboard or inflatable on any waterway without the consent of the Council.

Fishing

No person shall in any waterway cast a net or line for the purpose of catching fish or other animals.

Pollution

No person shall foul or pollute any waterway.

Blocking of watercourses

No person shall cause or permit the flow of any drain or watercourse in the ground to be obstructed, diverted, opened or shut or otherwise move or operate any sluice or similar apparatus.

PART 6

MODEL AIRCRAFT

Interpretation of Part 6

In this Part:

           “model aircraft” means an aircraft which weighs not more than 7 kilograms without its fuel, and for the avoidance of doubt this expression includes a drone;

           “power-driven” means driven by:

           (a) the combustion of petrol vapour or other combustible substances;

           (b) jet propulsion or by means of a rocket, other than by means of a small reaction motor powered by a solid fuel pellet not exceeding 2.54 centimetres in length; or
           (c) one or more electric motors or by compressed gas.

           “radio control” means control by a radio signal from a wireless transmitter or similar device.

General prohibition

No person shall cause any power-driven model aircraft to:

              (a)  take off or otherwise be released for flight or control the flight of such an aircraft in the ground; or

              (b)  land in the ground without reasonable excuse.

Now go to    Parts 7 and 8

Contact Information

Trevor Haylett

  • 01306 881942

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