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2(1)The Countryside Act 1968 is amended as follows.E+W
(2)Omit section 4.
(3)Omit section 15.
(4)In section 15A(6)(b), for “such agreement as is referred to in section 15(2)” substitute “ an agreement under section 16 of the Environment (Wales) Act 2016 imposing, for the purpose of conserving flora, fauna, or geographical or physiographical features of special interest, restrictions on the exercise of rights over land by persons having an interest in the land ”.
(5)In section 41(2)(b)—
(a)in sub-paragraph (i), for “section 4” substitute “ an experimental scheme under article 10C of the Natural Resources Body for Wales (Establishment) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/1903), where the scheme is designed to facilitate the enjoyment of the countryside, or to conserve or enhance its natural beauty or amenity ”;
(b)in sub-paragraph (ii), for “section 4(5)(b)” substitute “ section 16 of the Environment (Wales) Act 2016 that is designed to facilitate the enjoyment of the countryside, or to conserve or enhance its natural beauty or amenity ”.
(6)In section 45(1), omit “the NRBW or”.
(7)In section 47(3), omit “section 4(5)(b) or”.
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