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Metropolitan Commons Act 1878

1878 CHAPTER 71 41 and 42 Vict

An Act to extend to Metropolitan Commons certain provisions of the Commons Act, 1876.

[16th August 1878]

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C1Preamble omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1894 (c. 56)

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This Act shall be cited as the Metropolitan Commons Act 1878, and shall be read as forming one Act with the M1Metropolitan Commons Acts 1866 and M21869.

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2 Power to Metropolitan Board to acquire and hold common rights.E+W+S+N.I.

[F1A London borough shall, in respect of any common the whole or part of which is situate within the borough,] have the same power to purchase and hold, with a view to prevent the extinction of the rights of common, any saleable rights in common, or any tenement of a commoner having annexed thereto rights of common, as is conferred by the fifth paragraph of the eighth section of the M3Commons Act 1876 upon [F2a district council] in respect of a suburban common.

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F33 Extension of certain provisions of 39 & 40 Vict. c. 56.E+W+S+N.I.

[F3Section 30 ] of the Commons Act 1876 shall, after the passing of this Act, apply to metropolitan commons within the meaning of the Metropolitan Commons Acts of 1866 and 1869.

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F3Words in s. 3 substituted (1.10.2006 for E., 6.9.2007 for W.) by Commons Act 2006 (c. 26), ss. 49(2), 56 (with s. 60); S.I. 2006/2504, art. 2(c); S.I. 2007/2386, art. 3(i)

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