| Commentary

213 Local Acts

| Commentary

7: OTHER ACCESS RIGHTS DERIVING FROM STATUTE

213 Local Acts

Local Acts govern many of the country’s main forests1. A substantial number of local Acts deal expressly with one common or a group of commons. They may or may not provide a right of public access and each must be examined to discover the particular terms. A fairly recent addition to rights of public access through means of a local Act is the Dartmoor Commons Act 1985 which provides a right of public access to all commons registered under the Commons Registration Act 1965 and situated in

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