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Greenham and Crookham Commons Bill
 

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM


CONTENTS

 
PART 1
PRELIMINARY
1 Short title and commencement
2 Interpretation.
 
PART 2
PRINCIPAL PROVISIONS
3 Definition of Greenham and Crookham Common
4 Rights of common
5 Restoration of extinguished rights of common
6 Designation of additional open space
7 Establishment of Greenham and Crookham Common Commission
8 General duty of Council and Commission
9 Greenham and Crookham Common Management Plan
10 Power to fence
 
PART 3
PUBLIC ACCESS
11 Rights of public access
12 Effect of public access on owners' rights and liabilities
13 Map of land subject to public access
14 Power to restrict public access
15 Power to make byelaws
16 Power to provide parking spaces
17 Power to provide other facilities
18 Exchange of common land
19 Special events and activities
20 Ancillary provisions relating to Council's functions
 
PART 4
CONSERVATION OF COMMON
21 Functions of Commission
22 Grazing agreements
23 Regulations as to management of commoners' rights
24 Procedure for making regulations
25 Appointment of reeves
26 Register to be maintained by Commission
27 Appeals against refusal to register, etc.
 
PART 5
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS
28 Funding of Commission
29 Accounts of Commission
30 Borrowing powers of Commission
 
PART 6
MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTARY
31 Power to modify constitution of Commission
32 Power to grant easements over Common, etc.
33 Power to authorise vehicles to enter Common, etc.
34 Disposals of rights of common
35 Provisions of Act to replace 1983 Scheme
36 Disapplication of section 194 of Law of Property Act 1925
37 Local inquiries
38 Service of notices
39 Saving for certain statutory undertakers
40 Saving for areas of special scientific interest
41 Saving for town and country planning
 
Schedules:
Schedule 1— Appointment and election of Commissioners
Part 1— Appointed Commissioners
Part 2— Elected Commissioners.
Schedule 2— Rules applicable to election of Commissioners
Part 1— Provisions as to time
Part 2— Stages common to contested and uncontested elections
Part 3— Contested elections
Part 4— Final proceedings in contested and uncontested elections
Part 5— Disposal of documents
Part 6— Death of candidate
Schedule 3— Incidental provisions with respect to Commission
 

 
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