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(1)The Commons Act 1285 (13 Edw 1 c. 46) (power of approvement) shall cease to have effect.
(2)Any power of approvement of a common which subsists at common law is abolished.
(1)Section 147 of the Inclosure Act 1845 (c. 118) (power to exchange common land for other land) shall cease to have effect.
(2)The following shall cease to have effect—
(a)section 2 of the Gifts for Churches Act 1811 (c. 115);
(b)in section 2 of the School Sites Act 1841 (c. 38), the words from “Provided also, that where any portion” to “such conveyance;”;
(c)in section 1 of the Literary and Scientific Institutions Act 1854 (c. 112), the words from “Provided also” to the end.
(1)Section 31 of the Commons Act 1876 (c. 56) (three months' notice of claim to inclose to be given in local papers) shall cease to have effect.
(2)In section 3 of the Metropolitan Commons Act 1878 (c. 71), for “Sections thirty and thirty-one” substitute “ Section 30 ”.
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