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Greenham and Crookham Commons Act 2002

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Preliminary

    1. 1.Short title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Part 2 Principal provisions

    1. 3.Definition of Greenham and Crookham Common

    2. 4.Rights of common

    3. 5.Restoration of extinguished rights of common

    4. 6.Designation of additional open space

    5. 7.Establishment of Greenham and Crookham Common Commission

    6. 8.General duty of Council and Commission

    7. 9.Greenham and Crookham Common Management Plan

    8. 10.Obligation to fence land against Common

  4. Part 3 Public access

    1. 11.Rights of public access

    2. 12.Effect of public access on owners' rights and liabilities

    3. 13.Map of land subject to public access

    4. 14.Power to restrict public access

    5. 15.Power to make byelaws

    6. 16.Power to provide parking spaces

    7. 17.Power to provide other facilities

    8. 18.Exchange of common land

    9. 19.Special events and activities

    10. 20.Ancillary provisions relating to Council’s functions

  5. Part 4 Conservation of common

    1. 21.Functions of Commission

    2. 22.Grazing agreements

    3. 23.Regulations as to management of commoners' rights

    4. 24.Procedure for making regulations

    5. 25.Appointment of reeves

    6. 26.Register to be maintained by Commission

    7. 27.Appeals against refusal to register, etc.

  6. Part 5 Financial provisions

    1. 28.Funding of Commission

    2. 29.Accounts of Commission

  7. Part 6 Miscellaneous and supplementary

    1. 30.Power to modify constitution of Commission

    2. 31.Power to grant easements over Common, etc.

    3. 32.Power to authorise vehicles to enter Common, etc.

    4. 33.Disposals of rights of common

    5. 34.Provisions of Act to replace 1983 Scheme

    6. 35.Application of section 194 of Law of Property Act 1925

    7. 36.Local inquiries

    8. 37.Service of notices

    9. 38.Saving for certain statutory undertakers

    10. 39.Saving for areas of special scientific interest

    11. 40.Saving for town and country planning

    12. 41.Relationship with Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000

    13. 42.Transitional provisions

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Appointment and election of Commissioners

      1. Part 1 Appointed Commissioners

        1. 1.Appointment and terms of office of first appointed Commissioners

        2. 2.Term of office of subsequent appointed Commissioners

        3. 3.Vacation of office by appointed Commissioners

        4. 4.Reappointment of Commissioners

        5. 5.Casual vacancies

      2. Part 2 Elected Commissioners

        1. 6.Election of first elected Commissioners

        2. 7.(1) For the purpose of the first commoners' election, the...

        3. 8.(1) The returning officer shall by advertisement in a local...

        4. 9.(1) Only a person whose name appears on the list...

        5. 10.A declaration in accordance with paragraph 19 of the election...

        6. 11.The first elected Commissioners shall, subject to paragraphs 16 and...

        7. 12.Subsequent elections

        8. 13.(1) Only a person whose name appears on the register...

        9. 14.A declaration in accordance with paragraph 19 of the election...

        10. 15.Term of office of elected Commissioners

        11. 16.Vacation of office by elected Commissioners

        12. 17.Disqualification of elected Commissioners

        13. 18.Re-election of Commissioners

        14. 19.Casual vacancies

        15. 20.Costs of Elections

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Rules Applicable to Election of Commissioners

      1. Part 1 Provisions as to time

        1. 1.Timetable

        2. 2.Computation of time

      2. Part 2 Stages Common to Contested and Uncontested Elections

        1. Notice of Election

          1. 3.Notice of election

          2. 4.Nomination of candidates

          3. 5.Decisions as to validity of nomination papers

          4. 6.Publication of statement of persons nominated

          5. 7.Withdrawal of candidates

          6. 8.Method of election

      3. Part 3 Contested Elections

        1. General Provisions

          1. 9.Poll to be taken by postal ballot

          2. 10.The ballot papers

          3. 11.Issue of ballot papers

          4. 12.Spoilt ballot papers

        2. Counting of Votes

          1. 13.Attendance at counting of votes

          2. 14.The count

          3. 15.Recount

          4. 16.Rejected ballot papers

          5. 17.Decisions on ballot papers

          6. 18.Equality of votes

      4. Part 4 Final Proceedings in Contested and Uncontested Elections

        1. 19.Declaration of result

      5. Part 5 Disposal of Documents

        1. 20.Sealing up of ballot papers

        2. 21.Delivery of documents

        3. 22.Challenge to election

        4. 23.Retention of documents

      6. Part 6 Death of Candidate

        1. 24.Abandonment of election on death of candidate

      7. Appendix of Forms

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Incidental Provisions with respect to Commission

      1. 1.Corporate status of the Commission

      2. 2.Meetings of the Commission

      3. 3.(1) The first meeting of the Commission shall be the...

      4. 4.Appointment of chairman and vice-chairman

      5. 5.Chairman of meeting

      6. 6.Appointment of committees

      7. 7.(1) A committee of the Commission— (a) may, subject to...

      8. 8.Proceedings of the Commission and committees

      9. 9.The quorum required for a meeting of the Commission shall...

      10. 10.(1) Subject to subparagraph (2) below, if a Commissioner—

      11. 11.(1) Any question to be decided by the Commission or...

      12. 12.Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, the procedure and...

      13. 13.Officers, services and advisors

      14. 14.Authentication of the Commission’s seal

      15. 15.Protection from personal liability

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