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Legal immunity for participant in public assembly

6 Legal immunity for participant in public assembly

(1) If a public assembly—
(a) is an authorised public assembly; and
(b) is peaceful; and
(c) is held substantially in accordance with—
(i) the relevant particulars; and
(ii) any relevant conditions;
a person who participates in the assembly does not, merely because of the participation, incur any civil or criminal liability because of the obstruction of a public place.
(2) In this section—

"relevant condition" means a condition specified in relation to the assembly in—
(a) a notice under section 10 (2) (a) or (b) ; or
(b) an order of a Magistrates Court under section 12 or 14 ;

"relevant particulars" means the particulars given in the assembly notice for the assembly (except so far as any of the particulars are inconsistent with a relevant condition).

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