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Dean Forest Act 1861

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

Whereas under the Provisions of the said Act of the Tenth Year of King George the Fourth, Chapter Fifty, and the Act of the First and Second Years of Her present Majesty, Chapter Forty-two, intituled An Act to empower the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues to confirm the Titles to and to grant Leases of Encroachments in the Forest of Dean in the County of Gloucester, the Verderers of the said Forest of Dean have Powers to inquire into all unlawful Inclosures, Trespasses, and Encroachments within the said Forest, and to proceed against Persons guilty of the same, but Doubts have been entertained as to the Nature of the Trespasses comprised within the said Provisions: Be it enacted and declared, That the Provisions now in force under and by virtue of the said Acts or either of them relating to Trespasses within the said Forest of Dean, and the Punishment thereof, did and shall extend to all Cases of Trespass by cutting, taking, or carrying away of Turf, Gravel, Stone, Sand, or other Soil within the said Forest, in addition to all other Trespasses within the Purview of the said Acts or either of them.

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