Litter Act, 1982

Duty of local authorities to provide places for abandoning vehicles and metal scrap.

9.—(1) A local authority, having made an examination of the matter, shall provide or procure the provision (whether by another local authority or otherwise) of such place or places where vehicles or metal scrap may be abandoned as appears to it to be necessary and reasonable.

(2) A local authority may impose a charge of such amount as it may consider reasonable and fix from time to time in respect of the acceptance at accommodation provided by it under this section of vehicles or metal scrap brought to the accommodation for abandonment there.

(3) A vehicle or metal scrap shall, upon being left in a place provided by or on behalf of a local authority under this section, be deemed to be abandoned and the local authority may dispose or procure the disposal of such vehicle or metal scrap.