The Dogs on Leads (Hillworth Park) (Devizes Town Council) Order 2013Notice ID:
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: http://www.devizes-tc.gov.uk or Devizes Town Hall St John's Street Devizes Wiltshire SN10 1BN