B6.2.3 Scottish Legislation


Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

Part IV sets out a range of public nuisance offences, including soliciting and importuning by prostitutes, urination or defecation in public places, dog fouling, dangerous animals, drunkenness, display, publication etc of obscene material, obstruction by pedestrians, ticket touting, causing annoyance by playing of instruments and radios.

Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Introduces fixed penalty notices for fly-tipping, littering and other anti-social environmental offences.

Antisocial Behaviour (Noise Control) (Scotland) Regulations 2005 [SSI 43]

These Regulations set down the maximum levels of noise which may be emitted at specified times of the day (referred to as “permitted levels”) from property which is subject to the noise nuisance provisions in Part 5.

Statutory Nuisance (Appeals) (Scotland) Regulations 1996 [SI No. 1076]

These Regulations allow for appeals to be made to the sheriff against abatement notices served. It details the grounds on which such appeals may be made and prescribes the procedure to be followed.