HC Deb 28 March 1927 vol 204 cc886-7W

asked the Home Secretary whether any local authority has been given powers in a local Act of Parlia- ment with a view to lessening street noises and to regulate the loudness of motor horns or to prevent their indiscriminate use?


I am not aware of any provision in a local Act for the regulation of motor horns. Certain provisions in regard to street noises used, I believe, to be allowed in local bills in the past; but borough and county councils have now general powers to deal with nuisances of this character by by-laws under the Municipal Corporations Act and the Local Government Act.

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