211 Preservation of trees in conservation areas
211 Preservation of trees in conservation areas

(1)     Subject to the provisions of this section and section 212, any person who, in relation to a tree to which this section applies, does any act which might by virtue of section 198(3)(a) be prohibited by a tree preservation order [which might by virtue of section 202C be prohibited by tree preservation regulations] shall be guilty of an offence.

[(1A)     Subsection (1) does not apply so far as the act in question is authorised by an order granting development consent.]

(2)     Subject to section 212, this section applies to any tree in a conservation area in respect of which no tree preservation order is for the time being in force.