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Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill

Countryside and Rights of Way Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Supplement (h) to the Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 19
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
     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.") 
  
Clause 31
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
     Page 19, line 10, leave out ("may") and insert ("and the Nature Conservancy Council for England may jointly") 
  
After Clause 38
 
  
BY THE EARL PEEL
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In exercising any function under Part I of this Act in relation to any access land, any access authority, the appropriate countryside body, the Secretary of State and the National Assembly for Wales shall be under a duty to give precedence to the conservation of the flora, fauna, geological or physiographical features, and any scheduled ancient monument, on the land.")General duty to give precedence to conservation.
  
Schedule 6
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
     Page 62, line 30, leave out ("which would otherwise disrupt the life of the community") 
     Page 66, line 19, leave out ("which would otherwise disrupt the life of the community") 
  
Clause 66
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
     Page 42, line 5, leave out subsection (3) 
  
Schedule 8
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD GLENTORAN
 
     Page 91, line 10, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The notice given under subsection (5) shall include a statement showing how the Council has addressed any representation or objection duly made under subsection (3) and a statement setting out the Council's views on any such representation or objection.")
 
     Page 93, line 36, at end insert--
    ("(d)  that the operation has been carried out in accordance with the terms of an agreement with a section 28E authority which has acted in accordance with section 28G")
 
     Page 94, line 30, at the end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In any of the circumstances referred to in subsections (1) and (2), the Council shall consider alternative options for securing the conservation of the flora, fauna or geological or physiographical features of the site, and shall discuss any such options with the persons referred to in subsections (1) and (2).")
 
     Page 94, line 49, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In determining an appeal the Secretary of State shall have due regard to the needs of agriculture and forestry and to the economic and social interests of rural areas.")
 
     Page 97, line 35, at end insert--

("(  )  In preparing a management scheme under subsection (1), the Council may seek advice from any person or persons (other than employees of the Council) with relevant expertise in, or experience of, agriculture, forestry or other forms of land management.")

 
     Page 99, line 33, leave out ("Secretary of State") and insert ("Lands Tribunal") 
     Page 101, line 34, at end insert ("  ;  and
    (c)  that the Council, having made an offer to the owner to purchase the land voluntarily on reasonable terms, is satisfied that it will not be able to do so")
 
 
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