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New Forest Act 1877

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PreliminaryE+W+S+N.I.

1 Short title of Act.E+W+S+N.I.

This Act may be cited for all purposes as “The New Forest Act 1877.”

2 Short titles. Acts relating to the New Forest.E+W+S+N.I.

The Acts mentioned in the first and second columns of the following table are in this Act referred to by the short titles set forth in the third column of the said table in reference to such Acts respectively:—

Table of Acts.

Year of Act.Title of Act.Short Title by which Act referred to in this Act.
9 & 10 Will. III. c. 36., A.D. 1691.“An Act for the increase and preservation of Timber in the New Forest, in the County of Southampton.”Act of 1698.
48 Geo. III. c. 72., A.D. 1808.“An Act for the increase and preservation of Timber in Dean and New Forest.”Act of 1808.
14 & 15 Vict. c. 76., A.D. 1851“An Act to extinguish the Right of the Crown to Deer in the New Forest, and to give Compensation in lieu thereof, and for other Purposes relating to the said Forest.”Act of 1851.

3 Definition of “Forest” and “Register of common rights.”E+W+S+N.I.

The Forest” means, for the purposes of this Act, the uninclosed lands whereof Her Majesty is seised in her domain as of fee, subject to the rights of commoners therein or thereover, situate within the boundaries of the New Forest in the county of Southampton, including all such lands as may at the commencement of this Act be inclosed in pursuance of any commission issued in pursuance of the Act of 1698, the Act of 1808, and the Act of 1851, or any of such Acts.

“Register of common rights made in pursuance of the M1Act of 1854” means the register of the decision of claims of rights of common and other rights in and over the New Forest made by the Commissioners acting under the Act of the session of the seventeenth and eighteenth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter forty-nine, intituled “An Act for the settlement of claims upon and over the New Forest.”

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4† “Her Majesty,” “Commissioners of Woods.”E+W+S+N.I.

The expression “Her Majesty” includes the heirs and successors of Her Majesty,and the expression “the Commissioners of Woods” means the Commissioners or Commissioner of Her Majesty’s Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, or such one of them as may for the time being have the management or direction of the New Forest.

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C2The text of the definition of “the Commissioners of Woods”, now spent, is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991

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