Litter Pollution Act 1997

Certain activities not prohibited.


5.Nothing in section 3 shall be construed as prohibiting—

(a) the deposit of waste in a receptacle or place provided for the purpose of such waste,

(b) the deposit in any place of a receptacle containing any commercial, household, municipal or industrial waste for collection by or on behalf of a local authority or by another authorised waste collector within the meaning of the Waste Management Act, 1996, or

(c) the deposit of waste at a civic waste facility, within the meaning of section 38 of the Waste Management Act, 1996,

provided that reasonable care is taken to prevent the creation of litter.