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Clause 17
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE LORD GREAVES
 
213     Page 10, line 14, at beginning insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Secretary of State or, as may be the case, the National Assembly for Wales, shall draw up model byelaws for the use of access authorities.")
 
  
BY THE EARL OF CAITHNESS
THE LORD NORTHBROOK
 
214     Page 10, line 14, at beginning insert--
 
    ("(  )  The appropriate countryside body shall issue draft model byelaws which access authorities may adapt to take account of differing local circumstances.")
 
215     Page 10, line 14, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
216     Page 10, line 20, at end insert (", and
    (d)  to safeguard public health and safety.")
 
217     Page 10, line 20, at end insert--
 
    ("(1A)  The Secretary of State (as respects England) and the National Assembly for Wales (as respects Wales) shall, having consulted such persons as appear appropriate, prepare and publish model byelaws for the purposes set out in subsection (1).")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD GREAVES
 
218     Page 10, line 24, at end insert ("and their local access forum") 
  
BY THE LORD HARDY OF WATH
 
219     Page 10, line 26, at end insert ("by those acting in accordance with that right") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE LORD GREAVES
 
220     Page 10, line 31, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Any byelaws introduced shall be publicised in such a manner as to be quite apparent to users of the access land.")
 
  
Clause 18
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
221     Page 11, line 1, at beginning insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Secretary of State shall ensure that sufficient funding is available to enable an access authority or district council to comply with this section.")
 
  
BY THE EARL OF CAITHNESS
THE LORD NORTHBROOK
 
222     Page 11, line 1, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
223     Page 11, line 7, after ("17") insert (", with closures and restrictions under sections 21 and 22,") 
  
Clause 19
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
224     Page 11, line 25, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall at appropriate points, after consultation with their local access forum,") 
  
BY THE EARL OF CAITHNESS
THE LORD NORTHBROOK
 
225     Page 11, line 25, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
226     Page 11, line 25, after ("may") insert (", after consulting persons interested in the land,") 
227     Page 11, line 34, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An access authority shall erect and maintain notices indicating the boundaries of access land and excepted land where requested by the owner or occupier of such land.")
 
228     Page 11, line 34, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An access authority shall take such steps and carry out such work (including the erection and maintenance of fences, signs or notices) as appear to it requisite for protecting the public from any source of danger on access land or on adjoining land.")
 
229     Page 11, line 38, leave out ("may also") and insert ("shall") 
230     Page 11, line 39, leave out first ("or contribute towards,") 
231     Page 11, line 39, leave out second ("or contribute towards") and insert ("reasonable") 
232     Page 11, line 41, at end insert--
 
    ("(4)  A notice under this section may only be erected or maintained on land with the permission of the owner of the land.")
 
  
Clause 20
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
233     Page 11, line 44, leave out ("Chapter") and insert ("Part") 
234     Page 12, line 2, after ("any") insert ("access") 
235     Page 12, line 3, at end insert ("or part thereof") 
  
Clause 21
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
236     Page 12, line 43, leave out ("land") and insert ("access land or part thereof") 
237     Page 12, line 43, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Subject to subsections (2) and (6), an entitled person may, by giving notice to the relevant authority in accordance with regulations under section 30(1)(a), exclude or restrict access by virtue of section 2(1) to any land on a Saturday between August 11th and February 2nd where that land is used commercially for shooting.")
 
238     Page 12, line 45, leave out ("land") and insert ("access land or part thereof") 
239     Page 13, line 1, after ("any") insert ("access") 
240     Page 13, line 2, after second ("the") insert ("access") 
241     Page 13, line 3, after ("the") insert ("access") 
242     Page 13, line 3, leave out from ("land") to end of line 4 
243     Page 13, line 6, leave out ("twenty-eight") and insert ("ninety") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE EARL OF MAR AND KELLIE
 
244     Page 13, line 6, at end insert ("together with not more than four weekends") 
245     Page 13, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(4A)  For the purposes of this section a weekend means--
    (a)  any Saturday and the immediately following Sunday;
    (b)  any Saturday; or
    (c)  any Sunday.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
246     Page 13, line 7, leave out from beginning to ("must") and insert ("Regulations made under subsection (3)(b)") 
247     Page 13, leave out line 13 and insert ("ninety.") 
248     Page 13, line 14, leave out subsection (6) 
249     Page 13, line 16, leave out paragraph (a) and insert--
    ("(a)  more than four Saturdays or four Sundays in any calendar year,")
 
250     Page 13, line 16, leave out paragraph (a) and insert--
    ("(a) more than 14 days in any calendar year which are a Saturday or a Sunday,")
 
251     Page 13, line 16, leave out ("Saturday or") 
252     Page 13, line 16, after ("Saturday") insert ("(save for the purpose of shooting)") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE EARL OF MAR AND KELLIE
 
253     Page 13, line 16, at end insert ("(subject to subsection (4A) above)") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
254     Page 13, line 19, at end insert ("except for Boxing Day") 
255     Page 13, line 19, at end insert (", or
    (d)  any Saturday or Sunday which contains or immediately precedes Christmas Day or a bank holiday")
 
  
BY THE EARL OF MAR AND KELLIE
 
     The Earl of Mar and Kellie gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 21 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 22
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
256     Page 13, line 24, after ("any") insert ("access") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD GREAVES
 
257     Page 13, line 24, after first ("land,") insert ("after consultation with the local access forum,") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
258     Page 13, line 28, after ("management") insert ("or use") 
259     Page 13, line 28, after second ("the") insert ("access") 
260     Page 13, line 28, after ("land") insert (",  or for the conservation of its flora, fauna, or geological or physiographical features,") 
261     Page 13, line 28, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In this section, "the management of the land" includes--
    (a)  shooting, the burning of heather, grass, gorse or Vaccinium, the grazing or gathering of livestock, pest control and the felling of trees,
    (b)  recreational activities other than those provided by section 2(1) and subject to an agreement with the owner or occupier,
    (c)  other activities subject to an agreement with the occupier.")
 
262     Page 13, line 36, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the purposes of this section, the management of land shall include heather burning, shooting of pest and game, gamekeeping practices and bracken spraying.")
 
263     Page 14, line 1, leave out subsection (4) 
  
BY THE EARL OF CAITHNESS
THE LORD NORTHBROOK
 
264     Page 14, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(5)  Land management" includes any work carried out for the purposes of conservation, maintenance or enhancement of the land or in pursuit of the economic interests of any person with an interest in the land.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
265     Page 14, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In this section "purposes of land management" and "purposes of the management of the land" include--
    (a)  agriculture or forestry;
    (b)  conservation or improvement of flora or fauna;
    (c)  control of invasive plants and pests;
    (d)  shooting, stalking or fishing;
    (e)  management of public access;
    (f)  crime prevention;
    (g)  use of the land for other lawful activities (whether or not of a commercial nature).")
 
  
Clause 23
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
266     Page 14, line 7, after ("any") insert ("access") 
267     Page 14, line 9, leave out ("by reason of any exceptional conditions of weather,") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
 
268     Page 14, line 13, after ("anything") insert ("being") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
269     Page 14, line 13, after second ("done,") insert ("or conditions prevailing") 
270     Page 14, line 13, after ("the") insert ("access") 
271     Page 14, line 15, after first ("the") insert ("access") 
272     Page 14, line 25, at end insert (", and
    (  )  an indefinite period")
 
273     Page 14, line 27, after second ("the") insert ("access") 
274     Page 14, line 30, at beginning insert ("access") 
275     Page 14, line 36, leave out subsection (5) 
  
Clause 24
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
276     Page 15, line 12, at end insert--
    ("(  )  the purpose of protecting any dry stone wall;")
 
277     Page 15, line 12, at end insert--
    ("(  )  the purpose of protecting the quality of any water;")
 
  
Clause 25
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
278     Page 15, line 42, at end insert--
 
    ("(1A)  In giving, revoking or varying any direction under section 22, 23 or 24, the relevant authority shall take reasonable steps to further the conservation and enhancement of the flora, fauna, or geological or physiographical features of the land thereby affected.")
 
  
Clause 26
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE EARL OF MAR AND KELLIE
 
279     Page 16, line 23, after ("may") insert (", after consultation with the local access forum,") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
280     Page 17, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(6)  If in any calendar year the Secretary of State reviews a defence direction, he shall--
    (a)  prepare a report on all reviews of defence directions which he has undertaken during that year, and
    (b)  lay a copy of the report before each House of Parliament.
    (7)  In subsection (6) "defence direction" means a direction given under this section for the purposes of defence.")
 
  
Clause 27
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
281     Page 17, line 11, at end insert ("to the Agricultural Land Tribunal") 
282     Page 17, line 12, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) 
283     Page 17, line 14, leave out from ("section") to ("it") in line 15 and insert ("the Agricultural Land Tribunal may, if") 
284     Page 17, line 20, leave out subsection (4) 
285     Page 17, leave out lines 25 to 29 
 
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