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Trees Act 1970

1970 CHAPTER 43

An Act to amend the law relating to the making of tree preservation orders and the grant of felling licences.

[29th May 1970]

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2 Modification of restriction on power to attach conditions to felling licence. E+W+S
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C1The text of s. 2 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

In section 12 of the Forestry Act 1967 (which, for cases where a felling licence from the Forestry Commissioners is required and is granted by them, specifies conditions which may be attached to the grant but, by subsection (2), prohibits the imposition of conditions in the case of land subject to a forestry dedication covenant or agreement), at the end of subsection (2) there shall be added the words “and the felling is in accordance with a plan of operations or other working plan approved by the Commissioners and in force under the covenant or agreement”.

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C1The text of s. 2 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

3 Citation and extent.E+W+S

(1)This Act may be cited as the Trees Act 1970.

(2)This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

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