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Last Updated: Thursday April 28 2005 13:36 GMT

Ice-cream van law

An ice-cream van

By law, ice-cream vans are banned from playing their tunes before 12 noon and after 7pm.

Outside these hours, ice-cream sellers can only use a hand bell to let people know they are in the neighbourhood.

Otherwise they could be taken to court and fined for noise pollution.