Town and village greens and commons

Town and village greens and commons guidance:

Importance of common land Defra guidance advises that common land can deliver a range of benefits including: • economic—grazing livestock, employment and income from...

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Since the Commons Registration Act 1965 (CRA 1965) came into force, all land in England and Wales which is common land or a TVG, and all rights of common over such land,...

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The existence and nature of rights of common are determined by the state of the register. Common land, a town or village green (TVG) and all rights of common over such...

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What is common land? The term ‘common land’ usually includes all land which is subject to rights of common, ie the rights which one or more ‘commoners’ may have to take...

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Registration authorities Applications for registration of a town and village green (TVG) are made to the registration authority for the area of land which is the subject...

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Registration of land as a town or village green (TVG) can prevent its development and greatly restrict its use. Applications, even if ultimately...

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The existence of a town or village green (TVG) may restrict or even prevent development. It is a criminal offence to disturb or interfere with the use or enjoyment of a...

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