521. Imposing conditions on assemblies.

The state will more easily be able to justify a limited restriction on freedom of assembly1 if, for example, a demonstration is prohibited from taking place in a particular location or for a particular length of time, but not banned outright2. Under domestic law there is a statutory framework for imposing conditions on public assemblies that might cause serious public disorder, serious damage to property, serious disruption to the life of the community or where the organisers intend to intimidate others