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The Dogs on Leads (Hillworth Park) (Devizes Town Council) Order 2013

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Notice effective from
8th August 2013, 00:51 to 7th September 2013, 00:51

The Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005

The Dog Control Orders (Prescribed Offences and Penalties, etc Regulations 2006 (S.1.2006/1059)

Devizes Town Council made the above Order -30 July 2013.

What does the Order require? It makes it an offence for a person in charge of a dog to be in Hillworth Park unless the dog is on a lead of no more than 2 metres.

When will it come into force? It is proposed to come into force on 6 September 2013.

What are the penalties for non-compliance?  The maximum fine is level 3 on the standard scale, currently £1000. An authorised officer can give an offender a fixed penalty notice of £75 in lieu of prosecution.

Are there any exceptions? No but there is a defence of "reasonable excuse".

What land does it apply to? Hillworth Park, Queens Road, Devizes

Where can I see the draft order?  The draft Order can be viewed on the Town Council website at: or Devizes Town Hall St John's Street Devizes Wiltshire SN10 1BN


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