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The Commons Registration (General) (Amendment) Regulations 1968

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Commons Registration (General) (Amendment) Regulations 1968 and shall come into operation on 9th May, 1968.

2.—(1) In these Regulations—

(a)the principal regulations” means the Commons Registration (General) Regulations 1966(1) ;

(b)a regulation or form referred to by number in the Schedule to these Regulations is the regulation or form so numbered in the principal regulations.

(2) The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply for the interpretation of these Regulations as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

3.  The principal regulations shall be amended in the manner specified in the Schedule to these Regulations.

4.—(1) Nothing in these Regulations shall affect the validity of any application for the registration of land as common land or as a town or village green, or of any application for the registration of a right of common over or of a claim to the ownership of such land, and nothing herein shall affect the validity of any other application which is made before 1st July 1968.

(2) In this regulation “applicationincludes a statutory declaration in support of an application.

Given under the official seal of the Minister of Housing and Local Government on 23rd April 1968.


Anthony Greenwood

Minister of Housing and Local Government

George Thomas

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State

Welsh Office

24th April 1968

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