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Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009

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  1. Introduction

  2. Summary and Background

    1. Overview of the Act

    2. Background

    3. Summary of the Act

    4. Terminology describing marine areas

      1. Baseline

      2. Internal Waters

      3. Territorial Sea

      4. UK Continental Shelf

      5. British Fishery Limits

      6. Renewable Energy Zone/ UK pollution zone

      7. Exclusive Economic Zone

      8. Other terminology

    5. Part 1: Marine Management Organisation

      1. Chapter 1: Establishment

        1. Section 1: The Marine Management Organisation

        2. Section 2: General objective

        3. Section 3: Performance

      2. Chapter 2: Transfer of Functions to the

        1. Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967

          1. Section 4: Licensing of fishing boats

          2. Section 5: Restrictions on time spent at sea: appeals

          3. Section 6: Trans-shipment licences for vessels

          4. Section 7: Regulations supplementary to sections 4 and 4A

          5. Section 8: Exemptions for operations for scientific and other purposes

        2. Nature conservation

          1. Section 9: Licences to kill or take seals

          2. Section 10: Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

          3. Section 11: Sea Fisheries (Wildlife Conservation) Act 1992

        3. Generating and renewable energy installations

          1. Section 12: Certain consents under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989

          2. Section 13: Safety zones: functions under section 95 of the Energy Act 2004

      3. Chapter 3: Agreements involving the for the exercise of function

        1. Power to enter into agreements

          1. Section 14: Agreements between the Secretary of State and the

          2. Section 15: Agreement between the and eligible bodies

          3. Section 16: Eligible bodies

          4. Section 17: Non-delegable functions

          5. Section 18: Maximum duration of agreement

        2. Supplementary provisions

          1. Section 19: Particular powers

          2. Section 20: Agreements with certain harbour authorities

          3. Section 21: Supplementary provisions with respect to agreements

          4. Section 22: Interpretation of the Chapter

      4. Chapter 4: Miscellaneous, General and Supplemental Provisions

        1. Section 23: ’s role in relation to applications for development consent

        2. General Powers and Duties

          1. Section 24: Research

          2. Section 25: Advice, assistance and training facilities

          3. Section 26: Provision of information

          4. Section 27: Power to charge for services

          5. Section 28: Provision of information by the to the Secretary of State

          6. Section 29: Power to bring proceedings

          7. Section 30: Continuation of certain existing prosecutions

          8. Section 31: Incidental powers

        3. Financial Provisions

          1. Section 32: Grants

          2. Section 33: Borrowing powers

          3. Section 34: Limit on borrowing

          4. Section 35: Government loans

          5. Section 36: Government guarantees

        4. Directions and guidance

          1. Section 37: Directions by the Secretary of State

          2. Section 38: Guidance by the Secretary of State

        5. Transfer schemes

          1. Section 39: Transfer schemes

          2. Section 40: Interim arrangements

    6. Part 2: Exclusive Economic Zone, Uk Marine Area and Welsh Zone

      1. Section 41: Exclusive economic zone

      2. Section 42: UK marine area

      3. Section 43: Welsh zone

    7. Part 3: Marine Planning

      1. Chapter 1: Marine Policy Statement

        1. Statement of policy for UK marine area

          1. Section 44: Marine policy statement

          2. Section 45: Preparation and coming into effect of statement

          3. Section 46: Review of statement

          4. Section 47: Amendment of statement

          5. Section 48: Withdrawal of, or from, statement

      2. Chapter 2: Marine Plans

        1. Section 49: Marine planning regions

        2. Section 50: Marine plan authorities

        3. Section 51: Marine plans for marine plan areas

        4. Section 52: Amendment of marine plan

        5. Section 53: Withdrawal of marine plan

        6. Section 54: Duty to keep relevant matters under review

      3. Chapter 3: Delegation of Functions Relating to Marine Plans

        1. Section 55: Delegation of functions relating to marine plans

        2. Section 56: Directions under section 55: supplementary provisions

        3. Section 57: Directions to public bodies as regards performance of delegated functions

      4. Chapter 4: Implementation and Effect

        1. Decisions affected by an or marine plan

          1. Section 58: Decisions affected by marine policy documents

          2. Section 59: The appropriate marine policy documents

          3. Section 60: Meaning of “retained functions”

        2. Monitoring and reporting

          1. Section 61: Monitoring of, and periodical reporting on, implementation

      5. Chapter 5: Miscellaneous and General Provisions

        1. Validity of documents under this part

          1. Section 62: Validity of marine policy statement and marine plans

          2. Section 63: Powers of the court on an application under section 62

        2. Interpretation and Crown application

          1. Section 64: Interpretation and Crown application of this Part

    8. Part 4: Marine Licensing

      1. Chapter 1: Marine Licences

        1. Sections 65 and 66: Requirement for licence; Licensable marine activities

        2. Sections 67 and 68: Applications; Notice of applications

        3. Sections 69 and 70: Determination of applications; Inquiries

        4. Section 71: Licences

        5. Section 72: Variation, suspension, revocation and transfer

        6. Section 73: Appeals against licensing decisions

      2. Chapter 2: Exemptions and Special Cases

        1. Exemptions

          1. Sections 74 and 75: Exemptions specified by order; Exemptions for certain dredging activities

          2. Section 76: Dredging in the Scottish zone

          3. Section 77: Oil and gas activities and carbon dioxide storage

        2. Special provisions in certain cases

          1. Section 78: Special procedure for applications relating to harbour works

          2. Section 79: Special procedure for applications relating to certain electricity works

          3. Section 80: Electronic communications apparatus

          4. Section 81: Submarine cables on the continental shelf

          5. Section 82: Structures in, over or under a main river

          6. Section 83: Requirements for Admiralty consent under local legislation

          7. Section 84: Byelaws for flood defence and drainage purposes

      3. Chapter 3: Enforcement

        1. Offences

          1. Section 85: Breach of requirement for, or conditions of, a licence

          2. Section 86: Action taken in an emergency

          3. Section 87: Electronic communications: emergency works

          4. Section 88: Activity licensed by another State

          5. Section 89: Information

        2. Enforcement notices

          1. Section 90: Compliance notice

          2. Section 91: Remediation notice

          3. Section 92: Further provision as to enforcement notices

        3. Civil sanctions

          1. Section 93: Fixed monetary penalties

          2. Section 94: Fixed monetary penalties: procedure

          3. Section 95: Variable monetary penalties

          4. Section 96: Variable monetary penalties: procedure

          5. Section 97: Further provision about civil sanctions

      4. Chapter 4: Delegation

        1. Sections 98 and 99: Delegation of functions relating to marine licensing; Orders under section 98: supplementary provisions

        2. Section 100: Directions to persons as regards performance of delegated functions

      5. Chapter 5: Supplementary

        1. Register

          1. Section 101: Register

        2. Stop notices and emergency safety notices

          1. Section 102: Notice to stop activity causing serious harm

          2. Section 103: Further provision as to stop notices

          3. Sections 104 and 105: Emergency safety notices; Further provision as to emergency safety notices

        3. Other powers

          1. Section 106: Power to take remedial action

          2. Section 107: Power to test, and to charge for testing, certain substances

        4. Appeals against notices under this Part

          1. Section 108: Appeals against notices

        5. Offences: supplementary provision

          1. Section 109: General defence of due diligence

          2. Section 110: Offences: jurisdiction

        6. Application to the Crown

          1. Section 111: Application to the Crown

        7. Consequential and transitional provision

          1. Section 112: Amendments and transitional provision

        8. Interpretation

          1. Sections 113: The appropriate licensing authority

          2. Sections 114 and 115: Meaning of “enforcement authority”;  Interpretation of this Part

    9. Part 5: Nature Conservation

      1. Chapter 1: Marine Conservation Zones

        1. Designation of zones

          1. Section 116: Marine conservation zones

          2. Section 117: Grounds for designation of

          3. Section 118: Further provision as to orders designating

          4. Section 119: Consultation before designation

          5. Section 120:  Publication of orders designating

          6. Section 121: Hearings by appropriate authority

          7. Section 122: Amendment, revocation and review of orders designating

        2. Duties relating to network

          1. Section 123: Creation of network of conservation sites

          2. Section 124: Report

        3. Duties of public authorities

          1. Section 125: General duties of public authorities in relation to

          2. Section 126: Duties of public authorities in relation to certain decisions

          3. Section 127: Advice and guidance by conservation bodies

          4. Section 128: Failure to comply with duties

        4. Byelaws for protection of : England

          1. Section 129: Byelaws for protection of in England

          2. Section 130: Byelaws: procedure

          3. Section 131: Emergency byelaws

          4. Section 132: Interim byelaws

          5. Section 133: Further provision as to byelaws

        5. Orders for protection of : Wales

          1. Section 134: Orders for protection of in Wales

          2. Section 135: Consultation regarding orders under section 134

          3. Section 136: Interim orders

          4. Section 137: Further provision as to orders made under section 134 or 136

        6. Hearings

          1. Section 138: Hearings by Secretary of State or Welsh Ministers

        7. Offences

          1. Section 139: Offence of contravening byelaws or orders

          2. Section 140: Offence of damaging protected features of

          3. Section 141: Exceptions to offences under section 139 or 140

        8. Fixed monetary penalties

          1. Section 142: Fixed monetary penalties

          2. Section 143: Fixed monetary penalties: procedure

          3. Section 144: Further provision about fixed monetary penalties

        9. Miscellaneous and supplemental

          1. Section 145: Application to the Crown

          2. Section 146: Consequential and transitional provision

          3. Section 147: Interpretation of this Chapter

      2. Chapter 2: Other Conservation Sites

        1. Section 148: Marine boundaries of s and national nature reserves

    10. Part 6: Management of Inshore Fisheries

      1. Chapter 1: Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities

        1. Inshore fisheries and conservation districts and authorities

          1. Section 149: Establishment of inshore fisheries and conservation districts

          2. Section 150: Inshore fisheries and conservation authorities

          3. Section 151: Membership and proceedings of authorities

          4. Section 152: Amendment or revocation of orders under section 149

        2. Main duties

          1. Section 153: Management of inshore fisheries

          2. Section 154: Protection of marine conservation zones

        3. Byelaws

          1. Section 155: Power to make byelaws

          2. Section 156: Provision that may be made by byelaw

          3. Section 157: Emergency byelaws

          4. Section 158: Byelaws: supplementary provision

          5. Section 159: Power of Secretary of State to amend or revoke byelaws

          6. Section 160: Byelaws: procedure

          7. Section 161: Inquiries

          8. Section 162: Evidence of byelaws

        4. Offences

          1. Section 163: Offences

          2. Section 164: Powers of court following conviction

        5. Enforcement

          1. Section 165: Inshore fisheries and conservation officers

          2. Section 166: Powers of officers

        6. Power to delegate functions

          1. Section 167: Power to enter into agreements with eligible bodies

          2. Section 168: Eligible bodies

          3. Section 169: Variation, review and cancellation of agreements under section 167

          4. Section 170: Agreements under section 167: particular powers

          5. Section 171: Supplementary provisions with respect to agreements under section 167

        7. Other powers and duties of authorities

          1. Section 172: Development, of fisheries

          2. Section 173: Provision of services by authorities

          3. Section 174: Duty of co-operation

          4. Section 175: Information

          5. Section 176: Accounts

          6. Section 177: Annual plan

          7. Section 178: Annual report

          8. Section 179: Supplementary powers

        8. Miscellaneous and supplemental

          1. Section 180: Expenses of authorities

          2. Section 181: authority as party to proceedings

          3. Section 182: Exemption from liability

          4. Section 183: Report by Secretary of State

          5. Section 184: Minor and consequential amendments

          6. Section 185: Application to the Crown

          7. Section 186: Interpretation of this Chapter

      2. Chapter 2: Local Fisheries Committees

        1. Section 187: Abolition of local fisheries committees

        2. Section 188: Power to make consequential or transitional provision,

      3. Chapter 3: Inshore Fisheries in Wales

        1. Section 189: Power of Welsh Ministers in relation to fisheries in Wales

        2. Section 190: Offences

        3. Section 191: Powers of court following conviction

        4. Section 192: Power to provide services for purposes of enforcement

        5. Section 193: Miscellaneous amendments

    11. Part 7: Fisheries

      1. Chapter 1: The Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967

        1. Section 194: Size limits for sea fish

        2. Section 195: Regulation of nets and other fishing gear

        3. Section 196: Charging for commercial fishing licences

        4. Section 197: Grant of licences subject to conditions imposed for environmental purposes

        5. Section 198: Power to restrict fishing for sea fish

        6. Section 199: Penalties for offences

        7. Section 200: Offences by directors, partners,

        8. Section 201: Minor and consequential amendments

      2. Chapter 2: The Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967

        1. Section 202: Power to make orders as to fisheries for shellfish

        2. Section 203: Variation of orders as a result of development

        3. Section 204: Purposes for which tolls may be applied

        4. Section 205: Increase in penalties for certain offences relating to fisheries for shellfish

        5. Section 206: Liability of master, where vessel used in commission of offence

        6. Section 207: Restrictions imposed by grantees,

        7. Section 208: Cancellation of licence after single relevant conviction

        8. Section 209: Register of licences

        9. Section 210: Protection of private shellfish beds

        10. Section 211: Use of implements of fishing

        11. Section 212: Taking of crabs and lobsters for scientific purposes

        12. Section 213: Orders prohibiting the taking and sale of certain lobsters

        13. Section 214: Power to appoint an inspector before making orders as to fisheries for shellfish

      3. Chapter 3: Migratory and Freshwater Fish

        1. Taking fish

          1. Section 215: Prohibited implements

          2. Section 216: Roe

          3. Section 217: Licences to fish

          4. Section 218: Limitation of licences

          5. Section 219: Authorisation to fish

          6. Section 220: Enforcement

          7. Section 221: Power to specify fish

          8. Section 222: Order-making powers: supplementary

          9. Section 223: Definitions relating to fish

        2. Byelaws

          1. Section 224: Power to make byelaws

          2. Section 225: Byelaws: emergency procedures

          3. Section 226: Byelaws: enforcement

          4. Section 227: Byelaws: compensation

        3. Supplementary

          1. Section 228: Theft of fish from private fisheries

          2. Section 229: Handling fish

          3. Section 230: Duties of the Environment Agency

          4. Section 231: Tweed and Esk fisheries

          5. Section 232: Keeping, introduction and removal of fish

          6. Section 233: Consequential and supplementary amendments

      4. Chapter 4: Obsolete Fisheries Enactments

        1. Section 234: Repeal of spent or obsolete enactments

    12. Part 8: Enforcement

      1. Chapter 1: Enforcement Officers

        1. Marine Enforcement Officers

          1. Section 235: Marine enforcement officers

          2. Section 236: Enforcement of marine licensing regime

          3. Section 237: Enforcement of nature conservation legislation

          4. Section 238: Enforcement of fisheries legislation

          5. Section 239: Marine enforcement officers as British sea-fishery officers

        2. Other enforcement officers

          1. Section 240: Marine licensing: oil and gas and other reserved matters

          2. Section 241: Marine licensing: Northern Ireland

          3. Section 242: Marine licensing: enforcement in Scottish offshore region

          4. Section 243: Enforcement of in Scottish offshore region

        3. Interpretation

          1. Section 244: Interpretation of this Chapter

      2. Chapter 2: Common Enforcement Powers

        1. Introductory

          1. Section 245: Common enforcement powers

        2. Entry, search and seizure

          1. Section 246: Power to board and inspect vessels and marine installations

          2. Section 247: Power to enter and inspect premises

          3. Section 248: Power to enter and inspect vehicles

          4. Section 249: Dwellings

          5. Section 250: Powers of search, examination,

          6. Section 251: Power to require production of documents,

          7. Section 252: Powers of seizure,

          8. Section 253: Further provision about seizure

          9. Section 254: Retention of seized items

        3. Miscellaneous and ancillary powers

          1. Section 255: Power to record evidence of offences

          2. Section 256: Power to require name and address

          3. Section 257: Power to require production of licence,

          4. Section 258: Power to require attendance of certain persons

          5. Section 259: Power to direct vessel or marine installation to port

          6. Section 260: Assistance

          7. Section 261: Power to use reasonable force

        4. Interpretation

          1. Section 262: Interpretation of this Chapter

      3. Chapter 3: Licensing Enforcement Powers

        1. Section 263: Power to require information relating to certain substances and objects

      4. Chapter 4: Fisheries Enforcement Powers

        1. Inspection and seizure of objects at sea

          1. Section 264: Power to inspect and seize objects at sea

          2. Section 265: Reports of inspections under section 264

          3. Section 266: Retention of objects seized under section 264(2)

          4. Section 267: Disposal of objects seized under section 264

        2. Seizure for purposes of forfeiture

          1. Section 268: Power to seize fish for purposes of forfeiture

          2. Section 269: Power to seize fishing gear for purposes of forfeiture

          3. Section 270: Procedure in relation to seizure under section 268 or 269

          4. Section 271: Retention of property seized under section 268 or 269

          5. Section 272: Bonds for release of seized fish or gear

          6. Section 273: Power of relevant authority to sell seized fish in its possession

          7. Section 274: Disposal of property seized under section 268 or 269

        3. Forfeiture

          1. Section 275: Forfeiture of prohibited items

          2. Section 276: Forfeiture of fish failing to meet size requirements

          3. Section 277: Further provision about forfeiture under section 275 or 276

          4. Section 278: Forfeiture by court following conviction

        4. Detention of vessels in connection with court proceedings

          1. Section 279: Power to detain vessels in connection with court proceedings

          2. Section 280: Release of vessels detained under section 279

          3. Section 281: Power of court to order release of vessels

          4. Section 282: Bonds for release of vessels

          5. Section 283: Power of court to order repayment of bonds

        5. Production of equipment

          1. Section 284: Power to require production of certain equipment

        6. Supplementary

          1. Section 285: Service of notices,

          2. Section 286: Conclusion of proceedings

          3. Section 287: Interpretation of this Chapter

      5. Chapter 5: Common Enforcement Provisions

        1. Introductory

          1. Section 288: Meaning of “enforcement officer”

        2. Duties of enforcement officers

          1. Section 289: Duty to provide evidence of authority

          2. Section 290: Duty to state name and purpose,

        3. Liability of enforcement officers

          1. Section 291: Liability of enforcement officers

        4. Offences in relation to enforcement officers

          1. Section 292: Offences in relation to enforcement officers

      6. Chapter 6: Miscellaneous and Supplementary

        1. Enforcement of Community rules

          1. Section 293: Enforcement of Community rules

        2. Administrative penalty schemes

          1. Section 294: Administrative penalty schemes

        3. Crown application

          1. Section 295: Application to the Crown

    13. Part 9: Coastal Access

      1. The coastal access duty

        1. Section 296: The coastal access duty

        2. Section 297: General provision about the coastal access duty

        3. Section 298: The coastal access scheme

        4. Section 299: Review of the coastal access scheme

        5. Section 300: The English coast

        6. Section 301: River estuaries

      2. Implementation of the coastal access duty

        1. Section 302: Long-distance routes

        2. Section 303: Access to the coastal margin

        3. Section 304: Establishment and maintenance of the English coastal route

      3. Liabilities

        1. Section 305: Restricting liabilities of Natural England and the Secretary of State

        2. Section 306: Occupiers’ liability

      4. General

        1. Section 307: Isles of Scilly

        2. Section 308: The Crown

        3. Section 309: Interpretation of this Part

      5. Wales

        1. Section 310: Powers of National Assembly for Wales

    14. Part 10: Miscellaneous

      1. Natural England

        1. Section 311: Area in which functions of Natural England exercisable

        2. Section 312: Natural England not to be responder for Civil Contingencies Act 2004

      2. Countryside Council for Wales

        1. Section 313: Area in which functions of Countryside Council for Wales exercisable

      3. Works detrimental to navigation

        1. Section 314: Works detrimental to navigation

      4. Harbours Act 1964

        1. Section 315: Amendments of the Harbours Act 1964

    15. Part 11: Supplementary Provisions

      1. Section 316: Regulations and Orders

      2. Section 317: Directions

      3. Section 318: Offences by directors, partners,

      4. Section 319: Disapplication of requirement for consent to certain prosecutions

      5. Section 320: Power to make transitional provisions and savings

      6. Section 321: Repeals

      7. Section 322: Interpretation

      8. Section 323: Extent

      9. Section 324: Commencement

      10. Section 325: Short title

    16. Schedule 1: the Marine Management Organisation

    17. Schedule 2: Minor and Consequential Amendments Relating to the Mmo

      1. Paragraph 1: Public Records Act 1958

      2. Paragraph 2: Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967

      3. Paragraph 3: House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975

      4. Paragraph 4: Race Relations Act 1976

      5. Paragraph 5: Inheritance Tax Act 1984

      6. Paragraph 6: Freedom of Information Act 2000

    18. Schedule 3: Transfer Schemes

      1. Paragraph 1: Introductory

      2. Paragraph 2: The property, rights and liabilities that may be transferred

      3. Paragraph 3: Creation and apportionment of property, rights or liabilities

      4. Paragraph 4: Vesting certificates

      5. Paragraph 5: Employment contracts

      6. Paragraph 6: Employee expressing objection to transfer of contract of employment

      7. Paragraph 7: Right to terminate contract of employment for substantial detrimental change in conditions

      8. Paragraph 8: Civil servants

      9. Paragraph 9: Compensation

      10. Paragraph 10: Validity

      11. Paragraph 11: Continuity

      12. Paragraph 12: Documents

      13. Paragraph 13: Remedies

      14. Paragraph 14: Interim arrangements

      15. Paragraph 15: Retrospective modification of schemes

      16. Paragraph 16: Incidental, consequential, supplemental, or transitional provision or savings

    19. Schedule 4: Exclusive Economic Zone and Welsh Zone: Consequential Amendments

    20. Schedule 5: Preparation of an Mps Or of Amendments of an Mps

    21. Schedule 6: Marine Plans: Preparation and Adoption

    22. Schedule 7: Further Provision about Civil Sanctions under Part 4

      1. Paragraph 1: Interpretation

      2. Paragraph 2: Fixed monetary penalties: other sanctions

      3. Paragraph 3: Variable monetary penalties: other sanctions

      4. Paragraph 4: Combination of sanctions

      5. Paragraph 5: Monetary penalties

      6. Paragraph 6: Costs recovery

      7. Paragraph 7: Appeals

      8. Paragraph 8: Consultation

      9. Paragraph 9: Guidance as to use of civil sanctions

      10. Paragraph 10: Guidance as to enforcement of offences

      11. Paragraph 11: Publication of enforcement action

      12. Paragraph 12: Payment of penalties into Consolidated Fund

      13. Paragraph 13: Disclosure of information

    23. Schedule 8: Licensing: Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. Paragraph 2: The Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

      2. Paragraph 3: The Government of Wales Act 2006

      3. Paragraph 4: The Planning Act 2008

      4. Paragraphs 5 and 6: Electronic communications apparatus: operations in tidal waters ; Electronic communications: emergency works

      5. Paragraph 7: Application of Part 3 in relation to submarine pipelines

      6. Paragraph 8: Exception of certain pipelines from being “submarine pipelines” for the purposes of Part 4

    24. Schedule 9: Licensing: Transitional Provision Relating to Part 4

      1. Parts 2 and 3: Coast Protection Act 1949; Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

        1. Paragraph 8: Channel Islands and British Overseas Territories

        2. Paragraph 9: Dredging

        3. Paragraph 10: Water Resources Act 1991

        4. Paragraphs 11 and 12: Electronic Communications Code: England and Wales; Electronic Communications Code: Scotland

        5. Paragraph 13: Direction under section 58(1)(c) of the Government of Wales Act 2006

    25. Schedule 10: Further Provision about Fixed Monetary Penalties under Section 142

    26. Schedule 11: Consequential Amendments Relating to Mczs

    27. Schedule 12: Transitional Provision Relating to Mczs

    28. Schedule 13: Marine Boundaries of Sssis and National Nature Reserves

      1. Sites of special scientific interest

      2. National nature reserves

    29. Schedule 14: Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities: Amendments

    30. Schedule 15: Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967: Minor and Consequential Amendments

    31. Schedule 16: Migratory and Freshwater Fish: Consequential Amendments

    32. Schedule 17: Warrants Issued under Section 249

    33. Schedule 18: Forfeiture of Property under Section 275 Or 276

    34. Schedule 19 : Schedule 1a to the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949

    35. Schedule 20: Establishment and Maintenance of English Coastal Route Etc

      1. Extension of Chapter 3 of Part 1 of the

      2. Agreements relating to establishment and maintenance of the route

      3. Establishment and maintenance of route in absence of agreement

      4. Appeals relating to notices under paragraph 3

      5. Power for Natural England to fund works

      6. Erection and maintenance of notices and signs

      7. Removal of notices and signs

      8. Powers of entry

      9. Interpretation of Schedule

    36. Schedule 21: Amendments of the Harbours Act 1964

      1. Paragraph 2: Provision that may be made by  harbour empowerment order

      2. Paragraph 3: Delegation of certain functions

      3. Paragraph 4: Consent of Welsh Ministers or Secretary of State required for making of certain orders

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