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Part IE+W Access to the countryside

Chapter IE+W Right of access

MapsE+W

10 Review of maps.E+W

(1)Where the appropriate countryside body have issued a map in conclusive form in respect of any area, it shall be the duty of the body from time to time, on a review under this section, to consider—

(a)whether any land shown on that map as open country or registered common land is open country or registered common land at the time of the review, and

(b)whether any land in that area which is not so shown ought to be so shown.

(2)A review under this section must be undertaken—

(a)in the case of the first review [F1

(i)where the map is of an area in England, not more than [F2twenty] years after the issue of the map in conclusive form, and

(ii)where the map is of an area in Wales], not more than ten years after the issue of the map in conclusive form, and

(b)in the case of subsequent reviews [F3

(i)where the map is of an area in England, not more than twenty years after the previous review, and

(ii)where the map is of an area in Wales], not more than ten years after the previous review.

(3)Regulations may amend paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (2) by substituting for the period for the time being specified in either of those paragraphs such other period as may be specified in the regulations.