165. Noise.

There are special legislative regimes dealing with noise: from loudspeakers in streets1; from audible intruder alarms2; from a dwelling at night-time3; within a noise abatement area4; from a construction site5; and from plant or machinery6.

Subject to what might be permitted by a specific legislative regime, noise7 emitted8 from premises9 so as to be prejudicial to health10 or a nuisance11 constitutes a statutory nuisance12, except:


    (1)     in relation to premises:


      (a)     occupied on behalf of the Crown for naval, military or air force purposes or for the purposes of the department of the Secretary of State having responsibility for defence13;