District Police Departments
Limitations concerning place of assembly
The Assembly Act defines a public meeting as a demonstration or other event organized for the exercise of freedom of assembly and at which people other than those specifically invited may join in or follow. However, a demonstration organized for the sole purpose of allowing individuals to voice their personal opinions is not considered a public meeting.
If notification has been made for more than one public meeting to take place in the same place at the same time and this is not possible, priority is given to the provider of the first notification, unless tradition or agreement concerning the meeting place makes it reasonable to decide otherwise. The police may, having consulted with the contact persons, reschedule meetings or suggest some other suitable location.
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