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Following the Law Commission’s consultation on the introduction of conservation covenants from March to June 2013, the Conservation Covenant’s report has been published today with the results of the consultation and a draft bill to give effect to the recommendation to introduce a statutory scheme of conservation covenants allowing landowners to voluntarily create binding obligations on their own land to meet a conservation objective, such as preserving woodland, plant species or habitats or covenants binding land to farm in a particular way.
The report and draft bill aim to introduce a simple and cost-effective means of:
The report recommends the statutory introduction of conservation covenants into the law of England and Wales by providing for:
Non-statutory guidance should be developed through consultation by the Secretary of State, or the Welsh Ministers as appropriate.
The bill at a glance:
For further details see:
This article was written by Melissa Moore, solicitor in the Lexis®PSL Property team.
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