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Dean Forest Act 1861

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Declaration of the Interest conferred on a Galee by the Grant of a Gale.

  3. 2.Conditions on which all Leases of Stone, Clay, or Sand are held.

  4. 3.Nothing in Act to affect Right of Re-entry, &c.

  5. 4.Person in actual Possession or Receipt of Proceeds of Gale to pay the Rent.

  6. 5.Empowering the Gaveller to sue in the County Court.

  7. 6.Enlarging the Powers conferred by 25th Section of the recited Act as to Leases of Land for Mining Purposes.

  8. 7.Provision as to the Days for the Cesser and Determination of the Galeage and other Rents.

  9. 8.Extending Powers of the Arbitrator under 27th, 47th, and other Sections of the recited Act.

  10. 9.Power to Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller to refuse the Registry of any Transfer until the Rent has been paid.

  11. 10.As to the Form of Minute of Registry.

  12. 11.Power to refuse the Registry of any Transfer which is imperfect.

  13. 12.Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller empowered to endorse Memorandum of Entry of Transfer on the last preceding Transfer instead of upon the original Certificate of the Grant of a Gale.

  14. 13.Provision as to Fee for Entry of Minute of Transfer.

  15. 14.All unregistered Transfers to be void.

  16. 15.Empowering the Commissioners of Woods to grant Licences to sink Pits and to use or exercise other Rights and Easements, &c. in Inclosures and other Lands in the Forest.

  17. 16.Varying the Powers of the Gaveller as to awarding Compensation for Surface Damage to inclosed Lands.

  18. 17.Commissioners of Woods may grant Leases of any Clay or Sand which may be found in any Mine or Pit.

  19. 18.Varying the Third Rule relating to Surrender of Quarries by substituting Michaelmas Day for Lady Day.

  20. 19.All Gales of Coal or Iron Mines, and all Gales or Leases of Quarries determined by Notice to be void without any Deed, Surrender, or other Act.

  21. 20.Surrenders other than by Notice may be made and accepted by the Gaveller on behalf of Her Majesty.

  22. 21.Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller, with Consent of Owners, may unite or divide Two or more Gales or Parts of Gales, and regrant them to the Persons entitled after Surrender duly made.

  23. 22.All Instruments already made or hereafter to be made by or on behalf of Her Majesty in relation to the Forest or Hundred to be exempt from Stamp Duty.

  24. 23.Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller to settle any Disputes as to Boundaries, and to alter (with Consent of Owners) the Boundaries of any adjoining Gales.

  25. 24.Power to the Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller to license the working and disposing of the Coal in any Barrier.

  26. 25.Explaining the Provisions of the 10 G. 4. c. 50. and 1 & 2 Vict. c. 42. as to Trespasses in the Forest.

  27. 26.Provision as to Woodmen's or Labourers Cottages in the Forest.

  28. 27.All Acts authorized to be done by Commissioners of Woods, &c. may be done by One.

  29. 28.1 & 2 Vict. c. 43. and this Act to be construed as One.

    1. Schedule

      1. A Memorial to be registered of an Indenture bearing Date...

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