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(1)Regulations may do one or both of the following—
(a)amend section 65 for the purpose of extending the scope of complaints relating to high hedges to which this Part applies; and
(b)amend section 66 (definition of “high hedge”).
(2)The power to make such regulations shall be exercisable—
(a)in relation to complaints about hedges situated in England, by the Secretary of State; and
(b)in relation to complaints about hedges situated in Wales, by the National Assembly for Wales.
(3)Regulations under this section may make such consequential amendments of this Part as the person making the regulations considers appropriate.
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