Drinking in Public Places Bye Law
Drinking in Public Places Bye-Law
CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND POLICE ACT 2001
THE BOROUGH OF WEYMOUTH AND PORTLAND
ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN PUBLIC PLACES DESIGNATION ORDER
The Borough Council of Weymouth and Portland (in this Order called “the Council”) hereby make the following Order for regulating alcohol consumption in designated places:-
Any place identified in the Schedule below, being a public place in the area of the Council, is hereby designated in accordance with Section 13 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 for the purposes of Part I of that Act.
This Order may be cited as the Borough of Weymouth and Portland Alcohol Consumption in Public Places Designation Order and shall come into force on 6th April 2002 as from which date the Byelaws for the Consumption of Intoxicating Liquor in Designated Places made on the 28th February 2000 and confirmed on 12th April 2000 are hereby revoked.
The effect of this Order shall be that the Police have a power to require a person in a designated public place not to drink alcohol in that place where the Police Officer reasonably believes that the person is, has or intends to do so and to surrender any alcohol or alcohol containers (other than sealed containers) in a person's possession. Failure to comply with a Police Officer's requirement in respect of public drinking or surrender of alcohol, without reasonable excuse, is an arrestable offence. A person guilty of such an offence will be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding Level 2 (currently £500).
Albert Street, Alexandra Gardens, Astrid Way, Avenue Road, Bath Street, Beach from its junction with Preston Beach Road at Overcombe Corner and The Esplanade to The Pavilion, Belle Vue, Blockhouse Lane, Bond Street, Brownlow Street, Brunswick Terrace, Caroline Place, Carlton Road South, Cassiobury Road, Chapelhay Gardens, Chapelhay Steps, Charles Street, Chelmsford Street, Clifton Place, Coburg Place, Commercial Road, Crescent Street, Custom House Quay, Derby Street, East Street, Edward Street, Esplanade, Frederick Place, Gloucester Mews, Gloucester Street, Governors Lane, Grange Road, Great George Street, Greenhill Gardens, Hardwick Street, Helen Lane, John Street, King Street, Lennox Street, Lower Bond Street, Lower St Alban Street, Lower St Edmund Street, Maiden Street, Market Street, Melcombe Place, Mitchell Street, Mulberry Terrace, New Street, Nothe Gardens, Park Street, Penny Street, Pilgrims Way, Quebec Place, Queen Street, Ranelagh Road, Rodwell Trail between Abbotsbury Road and Newstead Road, Royal Terrace, School Street, South Parade, St Alban Street, Stanley Street, St Edmund Street, St Johns Church, St Johns Gardens, St Mary Street, St Mary's Church Passage, St Nicholas Street, St Thomas Street, Terminus Street, Turton Street, Upway Street, Victoria Street, Walpole Street, Waterloo Place, Wesley Street, Westham Bridge (Footway), Westham Road, Westwey House, Westwey Road - area adjacent to the entrance to the Benefits Office, West Street, Weymouth Rail Station forecourt, William Street, Wooperton Street.
THE COMMON SEAL of WEYMOUTH AND PORTLAND BOROUGH COUNCIL was hereunto affixed in the presence of:-
DIRECTOR OF TOURISM AND CORPORATE SERVICES