| Commentary

25 Abolition of markets

| Commentary

25 Abolition of markets

A franchise market may be extinguished expressly by Act of Parliament or by implication1. An order for the abolition of a fair may also be made by the Secretary of State with the previous written consent of the owner, if it appears to him, on the representation of the owner or of the local authority, that it would be for the convenience and advantage of the public to do so2. This provision applies to the extinguishment of a statutory fair as well as a franchise fair3.

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