Says Naomi Smith
It is all too possible to round a corner on horseback and come upon a group of cattle with no prior warning -this WILL result in a horse being badly spooked at best, bolting at worst -it is only a matter of time ........... read more
The 1965 Commons Registration Act
Says Tony Barnett
1 (1) There shall be registered, in accordance with the provision of this act and subject to the exceptions mentioned therein- land in England or Wales which is common land or a town or a village green; rights of common over such land; and persons claiming to be or found to be owners of such land or becoming the owners thereof by virtue of this act; and no rights of common over land which is capable of being registered under this act shall be registered under the land registration acts 1925 and 1936.
(2). after the end of such period, not being less than 3 years from the commencement of this act, as the minister may by order determine- no land capable of being registered under this act shall be deemed to be common land or a town or a village green unless it is so registered; and no rights of common shall be exercisable over any such land unless they bar registered either under this act or under the land registration acts 1925 and 1936.
(3) Where any land is registered under this act but no person is registered as the owner thereof under this act or under the land registration acts 1925 and 1936 it shall- if it is a town or village green, be vested in accordance with the following provisions of this act; and if it is common land, be vested as Parliament may hereafter determine.
2. (1) the registration authority for the purpose of this act shall be- (1) A in relation to any land in a county, the council of that county.
3. (1) for the purpose of registering such land as is mentioned in section 1(1) of this act and rights of common over and ownership of such land every registration authority shall maintain, a register of common land and a register of town and village greens and for such registers to be open for public inspection.
section 12, Registration under this section commons registration act 1965 are subject to section 10 of the act; any common land, town or village green or any rights of common over any such land, shall be conclusive evidence of matters registered, as that date of registration, except where the registration is provisional only.
" the following provisions sahll have effect with respect to the register under the land registration acts 1925 and 1936 of any land after the ownership of the land has been registered under this act, that is to say- (a) section 123 of the land registration act 1925 (compulsory registration of title of sale) shall have effect in relation to the land whether or not the land is situated in an area in which an order in council under section 120 of that act is for the time being in force, unless the registration under this act is provisional only, and (b) if the registration authority is notified by the chief land registrar that the land has been registered under the land registration acts 1925 and 1936 then authority shall delete the registration of the ownership under this act and indicate in the register in the prescrribed manner that it has been registered under those acts".
14, The high court may order a register maintain under this act to be amended if- (a) the registration under this act of any land or rights of common has become final and the court is satisfied that any person was induced to by fraud to withdraw an objection to the registration or refrain from making such an objection.
Says Linda Wright
We moved to a Shropshire location a year ago having surveyed the local OS map and noted the significant number of bridleways around the property. Sadly the map appears a total fiction. Scarce any of the bridleways are usable ........... read more