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New Forest Act 1949

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15Temporary enclosures in case of outbreaks of disease

(1)In the event of an outbreak of contagious or infectious disease the verderers may make arrangements for enclosing land in the Forest for the purpose of keeping in animals.

(2)Rights of the commoners over land in the Forest shall have effect subject to the powers conferred by this section, but those powers shall not be exercised so as to interfere with any right of the public to use any highway crossing such land.

(3)Any land enclosed by virtue of this section shall be laid open so soon as it appears to the verderers that the outbreak of disease rendering the enclosure necessary has come to an end.

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