| Commentary

18 Market byelaws

| Commentary

18 Market byelaws

An ordinary owner of a franchise market has no effective power at common law to make byelaws which are enforceable at law, except so far as they are a matter of contract with any particular users of the market. Otherwise, the owner must rely on his remedy in trespass or nuisance or other common law remedies.

A local authority, however, which maintains a market, whether or not it is a market authority under the Food Act 19841, may make byelaws2:

  1. 18.1

        for regulating the use of the market place and the buildings, stalls, pens and standings in it;

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