Commentary

4 The register under the Commons Registration Act 1965

COMMONS vol 6(1)B
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4 The register under the Commons Registration Act 1965

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2: COMMONS REGISTRATION ACT 1965

4 The register under the Commons Registration Act 1965

With the coming into force of the Commons Registration Act 19651 a large part of the history and evolution of the law relating to commons became obsolete and of academic interest only. Subject to certain exemptions2, the 1965 Act requires that every registration authority must maintain3:

  1. 4.1

        a register of common land; and

  2. 4.2

        a register of town or village greens,

which must be open to the public at all reasonable times.

Every register, whether of common land or of town or village greens, must consist of4:

  1. 4.3

        a

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