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Crown Estate Act 1961

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6Power to make regulations for land open to public

(1)The Commissioners may make such regulations to be observed by persons using land of the Crown Estate to which the public are for the time being allowed access as they consider necessary for securing the proper management of that land and the preservation of order and prevention of abuses on that land.

(2)While regulations under this section are in force as respects any land in Great Britain, the provisions of the Parks Regulation Act, 1872, shall apply to the land as if it were a park to which that Act applies, but so that any reference to regulations shall be construed as referring to the regulations under this section and any reference to the Minister of Works shall be construed as referring to the Commissioners.

(3)If any person fails to comply with or acts in contravention of any -regulations under this section, he shall be liable on summary conviction or, in Scotland, on conviction in a court of summary jurisdiction to a fine not exceeding five pounds.

(4)The power of the Commissioners to make regulations under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument, and a draft of any such statutory instrument shall be laid before Parliament.

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