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Access to Neighbouring Land Act 1992

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8Interpretation and application

(1)Any reference in this Act to an “entry” upon any servient land includes a reference to the doing on that land of anything necessary for carrying out the works to the dominant land which are reasonably necessary for its preservation; and “enter” shall be construed accordingly.

(2)This Act applies in relation to any obstruction of, or other interference with, a right over, or interest in, any land as it applies in relation to an entry upon that land; and “enter” and “entry” shall be construed accordingly.

(3)In this Act—

  • “access order” has the meaning given by section 1(1) above;

  • “applicant” means a person making an application for an access order and, subject to section 4 above, “the respondent” means the respondent, or any of the respondents, to such an application;

  • “the court” means the High Court or a county court;

  • “the dominant land” and “the servient land” respectively have the meanings given by section 1(1) above, but subject, in the case of servient land, to section 2(1) above;

  • “land” does not include a highway;

  • “the specified works” means the works specified in the access order in pursuance of section 2(1)(a) above.

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