Commentary

3 Creation of market by local Act

MARKETS AND FAIRS vol 26(2)B
| Commentary

3 Creation of market by local Act

| Commentary

3 Creation of market by local Act

The right to hold a market may also be conferred by statute and many markets have been created by local Acts. If enacted since 1847, the local Act (referred to as ‘the special Act’) usually incorporates wholly or in part the Markets and Fairs Clauses Act 18471. Various franchise rights to hold markets have been affected by special Acts, and the question sometimes arises as to whether the franchise rights continue to exist as modified by the statute, or whether the franchise has been extinguished and a new statutory market created with

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