HC Deb 21 April 1959 vol 604 c341

A person who for any purpose places any rope, wire or other apparatus across a highway in such a manner as to be likely to cause danger to persons using the highway shall, unless he proves that he had taken all necessary means to give adequate warning of the danger, be guilty of an offence, in respect of which he shall be liable, in the case of a first offence, to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds and, in the case of any subsequent offence, to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months.—[Mr. Nugent.] Brought up and read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.

Schedules 1 to 11 agreed to.