Commentary

28 Effect of permission for entry

COMMONS vol 6(1)B
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28 Effect of permission for entry

| Commentary

28 Effect of permission for entry

Permission given by the landowner during the 20-year period needed to establish a town or village green will usually defeat a claim. However, there is an exception where the 20-year period has already elapsed and permission is granted after the coming into force of the Commons Act 2006: such a permission is to be disregarded in determining whether persons continue to indulge in lawful sports and pastimes as of right1. In other words, the permission comes too late to take away any right to make an application for registration of a

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