Litter Pollution Act 1997
Prohibitions related to littering.
3. — (1) No person shall deposit any substance or object so as to create litter in a public place or in any place that is visible to any extent from a public place.
(2) No person shall—
(a) deposit any thing that is commercial, household, industrial or municipal waste in any place for collection by or on behalf of a local authority or by another person, or
(b) load, transport, unload or otherwise handle or process any thing or carry on a business, trade or activity
in such circumstances as to create litter or lead to litter in any public place or any place that is visible to any extent from a public place.
(3) No person shall place municipal waste into or near a litter receptacle.
(4) No person shall move or interfere with a litter receptacle that has been provided by a local authority or other person unless the movement or interference is authorised by the local authority or other person.
(6) A person who contravenes any provision of this section shall be guilty of an offence.