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RepealedThis By-law was repealed on 11 July 2014 by Repeal.
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Public Amenities By-law, 2002
- Published in Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 5859 on 19 April 2002
- Commenced on 19 April 2002
- [This is the version of this document from 19 April 2002 and includes any amendments published up to 17 March 2023.]
- [Repealed by Repeal on 11 July 2014]
1. DefinitionIn this by-law, unless the context otherwise indicates—"council" means the council of Swartland Municipality;"notice" means a clear and legible official notice drawn up by the council in at least two official languages and displayed by order of the council at every entrance to or at a conspicuous place at or on a public amenity and to which the council shall make known provisions and directions adopted by it in terms of this by-law;"public amenity" means—(a)any land, square, camping site, swimming bath, public resort,recreation site, nature reserve, zoo-logical, botanical or other garden, park or hiking trail, including any portion thereof and any facility or apparatus therein or thereon, but excluding any public road or street;(b)any building, structure, hall, room, or office including any part thereof and any facility or apparatus therein, which is the property of, or is possessed, controlled or leased by the council and to which the general public has access, whether on payment of admission fees or not;(c)also any public amenity contemplated in paragraphs (a) and (b) , if it is lawfully controlled and managed in terms of an agreement by a person other than the council.
2. Maximum number of visitors
3. Admission to and residence in a public amenity
4. Entrance fees
5. NuisancesNo person shall perform or permit any of the following acts to be performed in or at a public amenity—
6. Health mattersNo person shall in or at a public amenity-
7. StructuresNo person shall without the written consent of the council having first been obtained, erect or establish in or on a public amenity any structure, shelter or anything else, except a caravan or tent erected for camping purposes on a site specifically set aside therefor by notice; provided that application for such consent shall be made to the council on a form provided for that purpose, at least 21 days before such erection.
8. Liquor and food
10. LoiteringNo person leading the life of a loiterer or who lacks any determinable and legal refuge or who leads a lazy, debauched or disorderly existence or who habitually sleeps in a public street,public place or on a private place or who habitually begs for money or goods or persuades others to beg for money and goods on his behalf, may loiter or linger about in a public amenity.
11. Gatherings and processions
12. Safety and order
13. WaterNo person may misuse, pollute or contaminate any water source or water supply or waste water in or at any public amenity.
14. Laundry and crockeryNo person may in or at a public amenity wash any crockery or laundry or hand out clothes, except at places indicated by notice for that purpose.
16. GamesNo game of any nature whatsoever shall be played or conducted in or on a public amenity by any person or persons except at places set aside for that purpose by notice and in accordance with the directions of the council and which is made known by way of notice.
17. Improper or indecent behaviourNo person may in or at a public amenity
18. ClothingVisitors to or a user of a public amenity at all times shall be clothed decently in public.
19. Powers of a person in controlA person appointed by the council to control a public amenity may—
20. PenaltiesAny person who—
History of this By-law
11 July 2014Repealed by Repeal
19 April 2002 this versionPublished in Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 5859By-law commences.
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