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

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 2, line 13, after ("includes") insert (", subject to the following definition,") 
     Page 2, line 14, at end insert--
    (""mountain, moor, heath or down" does not include land which appears to the appropriate countryside body to consist of improved or semi-improved grassland;")
 
  
Clause 13
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 8, line 39, after ("over") insert (", under") 
  
BY THE DUKE OF MONTROSE
THE COUNTESS OF MAR
 
     Page 9, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In section 5 of the Animals Act 1971 (exceptions from liability for damage done by animals) in subsection (3) after "a person trespassing there" there is inserted "or to a person exercising the right conferred by section 2(1) of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 in relation to land which is access land for the purposes of Part I of that Act,".")
 
  
Clause 20
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 13, line 19, at end insert (", and
          (ii)  with regard to public rights of way on, and nature conservation in relation to, access land.")
 
  
Clause 25
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 16, line 28, after ("weather") insert ("or any exceptional change in the condition of the land,") 
  
Clause 42
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 27, line 40, after ("done") insert (", or omitted to be done,") 
  
Clause 68
 
  
BY THE EARL OF SELBORNE
 
     Page 48, line 13, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In the case of access to a site containing a residential property or properties whose construction was completed prior to 1st January 1906 and where the number and use of the building or buildings is materially unchanged since that date, no sum of money is payable by the property owner to the owner of the access land so long as there is no evidence that the access land owner either restricted or licensed the right of access during the period from 1st January 1906 to 5th May 1993.")
 
  
Clause 77
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 54, line 15, leave out ("Council") and insert ("body") 
  
Clause 86
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 61, line 13, at end insert--
 
("and shall not make the order unless satisfied that the majority of those local authorities consent.")
 
     Page 61, line 19, at end insert--
 
("and shall not make the order unless satisfied that the majority of those local authorities consent.")
 
  
Clause 95
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
[Paragraph (c) is printed on Corrigendum sheet HL Bill 132(Cor.)]
 
     Page 68, after line 15, leave out paragraph (c) and insert--
    ("(c)  any other interests especially relevant to the authority's area.")
 
  
Schedule 1
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 73, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("9A. Land within 20 metres of a building which is used for housing livestock, not being a temporary or moveable structure.")
 
  
BY THE LORD HARDY OF WATH
 
     Page 73, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("  .  Land within Sites of Special Scientific Interest and officially recognised nature reserves whose access may need to be urgently and temporarily limited in order to protect rare species of fauna and flora.")
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 74, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("14A. The land which is excepted land by virtue of paragraph 9A does not include--
    (a)  any means of access, as defined by section 34, or
    (b)  any way leading to such a means of access,
if the means of access is necessary for giving the public reasonable access to access land.")
 
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 74, line 40, after ("fishing,") insert ("trapping,") 
     Page 75, line 24, after ("a") insert ("short") 
  
BY THE LORD HARDY OF WATH
 
     Page 75, line 24, at end insert ("unless this is with the approval of the owner and occupier of the land") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 75, line 26, after ("a") insert ("short") 
     Page 75, line 27, at end insert--
 
    ("5A. In paragraphs 4 and 5, "short lead" means a lead of fixed length and of not more than two metres.")
 
  
Schedule 4
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 78, line 26, at end insert-- 
 ("Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69) 
     6. In paragraph 13(1) of Schedule 13 to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Countryside Agency's annual report on the discharge of their functions) after "1968 Act" there is inserted ", the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000".") 
  
Schedule 11
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
     Page 145, line 43, at end insert--
    ("and as if, in subsection (2)(a), after "paragraphs (a) to (k)" there were inserted "and paragraph (n)"")
 
 
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