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C: REGISTRATION OF NEW TOWN AND VILLAGE GREENS

26 Applications for new town and village greens

New town and village greens may be created on the basis of long use1.

Any person may apply to the commons registration authority to register land as a town or village green2. However, the right to apply to register land as a new green ceases to apply if a specified ‘trigger event’ has occurred3. Broadly speaking, all the trigger events are planning-related steps on the road to development of the land. The right to apply to register the land as a new green revives if a

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