Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963


52.—(1) A person shall not throw down, place or leave in or on any public place—

(a) any food remnants, orange peel, banana skin or other organic matter (whether waste or dead animal), or

(b) any rubble, old metal, glass, china, earthenware, tin, carton, paper, rags or other rubbish,

so as to create or tend to create litter.

(2) Nothing in subsection (1) of this section shall be construed as prohibiting—

(a) the deposit by any person of any of the materials mentioned in that subsection in any receptacle for the deposit of litter,

(b) the deposit in any public place of any receptacle containing house or other refuse for collection by a local authority, or

(c) anything done under and in accordance with a permission to develop land granted under Part IV of this Act.

(3) A person who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.