Valid byelaws enforceable within the Borough
A byelaw is a law made by a statutory body, such as a local council, under an enabling power established by legislation. Eastleigh Borough Council has the power to make byelaws under Section 236 Local Government Act 1972 and the Byelaws (Alternative Procedure) (England) Regulations 2016.
Byelaws may apply to the whole of, or any part of, the Borough, and commonly require something to be done or refrained from. The primary aim of a byelaw is the good rule and government of a locality. By enacting this form of delegated legislation, the Council are able to address the concerns of local residents and manage issues pertinent to the Borough.
Contravention of a byelaw is a summary offence which may result in a fine or prosecution at the Magistrates’ Court.
The following byelaws are valid and enforceable within the Borough:
Byelaws governing the sterilisation and cleaning of instruments, materials and equipment used in connected with the practices of acupuncture, tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing or electrolysis.
Byelaws for the prevention and suppression of nuisances of the Bursledon A27 Bridge, Bridge Road, Lower Swanwick, Eastleigh, Hampshire.
Byelaws in respect of hackney carriages in the Borough of Eastleigh, including but not limited to the furnishings of hackney carriages, the fixing of rates or fares, and the safe custody of any property accidentally left in hackney carriages.
Byelaws for the prevention and suppression of nuisances, including but not limited to noise in public places, fireworks in places of entertainment, and dangerous games near streets.
Byelaws in respect of pleasure grounds, public walks and open spaces.