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TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL
BYE-LAWS
MADE 14TH NOVEMBER 1979 
BY TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL
SEASHORE
CONFIRMED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO COME INTO OPERATION ON 
1ST MARCH 1980

PUBLIC HEATH ACTS AMENDMENT ACT, 1907
BYE-LAWS
as to the seashore within the district of tendring
Bye-laws made by the Tendring district Council by virtue of the powers conferred on the 
Council by section 82 of the Public Health Acts Amendment Act, 1907.
1. INTERPRETATION
Throughout these bye-laws the expression “the council” means the Tendring District Council
2. BOOTHS, TENTS,ECT
Where any part of the Seashore has, by notices affixed in conspicuous positions on the 
Seashore, been set apart by the Council for the erection or placing of such booths, tents 
sheds, stands and stalls (whether fixed or moveable), or Vehicles for the sale or exposure of 
any article or thing, or such shows, exhibitions, swings, roundabouts, or other erections, vans 
or others vehicles, whether drawn or propelled by animals, persons or any mechanical 
power, as may be specified in the notice, no person shall set up, place, or continue any 
erection or vehicle so specified on any other part of the Seashore.
3. PERFORMANCES ECT
Where any part of the Seashore has, by notices affixed in conspicuous positions on the 
Seashore, been set apart by the Council for the delivery of such lectures, sermons, 
speeches, or performances of music, or for the holding of such entertainments as may be 
indicated in the notices -
(i) no person shall deliver any lecture, sermon, or speech, 
or perform any music, or hold any entertainment so 
indicated, as the case may be, on any other part of the 
Seashore;
(ii) no person shall use or attempt to use any such part in 
such manner as to interfere with or hinder any person 
already using it for any purpose for which it has been set 
apart.

4. GAMES
Where any part of the Seashore has, by noticed affixed in conspicuous positions on the 
Seashore, been set apart by the Council for the playing of such games (involving the 
exclusive use of any space by the players) as may be specified in the notice -
(i) no person shall without the consent of the Council play any game so specified on 
any other part of the Seashore;
(ii) no person shall use or attempt to use any such part so as to interfere with or cause 
annoyance to any person already using such part for any purpose for which t has 
been set apart.
5. SELLING AND HAWKING
Where any part of the Seashore has, by notices affixed in conspicuous positions on the 
Seashore, been set apart by the Council for the sale ad hawking of such articles, 
commodities, or thing, or classes thereof, as may be specified in the notices, no person shall 
offer for sale or hawk the same on any other part of the Seashore.
6. BEGGING, TOUTING, ECT
No person shall on the Seashore, to the annoyance or obstruction of any person using the 
Seashore, beg or solicit alms, or for the purpose of selling or advertising any article or of 
obtaining custom, tour or importune, either verbally or by the distribution of handbills, 
circulars or advertisements.
Provided that this bye-law shall not apply yo any collection of money or sale of any article in 
accordance with any regulations made under section 5 of the Police, Factories ect. 
(Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1916, for the time being in force in the District of Tendring.
7. LIGHTING FIRES
No person shall light any fire to the danger of persons using the Seashore.
8. DOGS BARKING
No person shall on the Seashore after being required to desist by any constable or by any 
officer of the Council incite any dog to bark to the annoyance of any person using the 
Seashore.

9. RIDING AND DRIVING
No person shall on the Seashore break in any horse or other animal or ride or drive any horse 
or other animal in a race or so as to cause danger or annoyance to any person using the 
Seashore.
10. WILFULLY OBSTRUCTING CONSTABLES ECT 
IN EXECUTION OF DUTY.
No person shall on the Seashore wilfully obstruct, disturb, or interrupt any constable or officer 
of the Council in the proper discharge of his duties, or any person employed by the Council 
in the proper execution of any work connected with the improvement, maintenance or 
regulation of the Seashore.
11. PENALTY
Every person who shall offend against any of the foregoing bye-laws shall be liable for every 
such offence to a penalty not exceeding Fifty Pounds.
12. REPELS
The bye-laws made by the former Frinton and Walton Urban District Council on 10 June 1948 
are hereby repealed.
13. SAVING OF CROWN AND OTHER RIGHTS
Nothing contained in any of the foregoing bye-laws shall be deemed to be or shall operate 
as a grant by or on behalf of the Crown where owner of the foreshore below high water 
mark of any estate or interest in or right over such foreshore, or any part thereof, nor shall 
anything contained in or done under any of the provisions of the foregoing bye-laws in any 
respect prejudice or injuriously affect the rights and interests of the Crown in such foreshore, 
or prevent the exercise thereon of any public rights or prejudice  or injuriously affect any 
right, power or privilege legally exercisable by any person in over and in respect of the 
Seashore.

THE COMMON SEAL of 
TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL
was hereunto affixed on the 14th day of November, 1979 in the presence of
L.S
T.B.A. Moonlight
Secretary and Legal Officer 
The foregoing bye-laws are hereby confirmed by the Secretary of State and shall come into 
operation on the first day of MARCH 1980
R.F.D. Shuffrey
An Assistant Under Secretary of State
L.S
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State
Home Office                                                                                                           19 FEBRUARY 1980
LONDON SW1
The Secretary of State for Trade hereby consents to the foregoing bye-laws.
J.S.H. White
An Assistant Secretary of the Department of Trade
26 MARCH 1980
It is hereby certified that the foregoing bye-laws are a true copy of these bye-laws 
confirmed by the Secretary of State on 19th February, 1980.
T.B.A Moonlight 
Secretary and Legal Officer