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3.—(1) Paragraph (2) applies in relation to any relevant land before the commencement of section 1 of the Commons Act 2006 in respect of the land in question.
(2) In the provisions mentioned in paragraph (3), as they apply in relation to such land, the references to a register kept under Part 1 are to be read as referring to the appropriate register maintained under section 3(1) of the Commons Registration Act 1965(1).
(3) The provisions referred to in paragraph (2) are —
(a)the definitions of “common land” in —
(i)section 9(6) of the Countryside Act 1968(2);
(ii)section 11 of the Animals Act 1971(3); and
(iii)section 61(9) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994(4); and
(b)the definition of “town or village green” in section 11 of the Animals Act 1971.
(4) In this article —
(a)“Part 1” means Part 1 of the Commons Act 2006; and
(b)“relevant land” means land in England to which Part 1 applies(5).
1968 c. 41; the definition of “common land” is substituted by paragraph 1 of Schedule 5 to the Commons Act 2006, which is brought into force by article 2(a)(i) of this Order.
1971 c. 22; the definition of “common land”, and that of “town or village green” referred to in paragraph (3)(b) of this article, are substituted by paragraph 2 of Schedule 5 to the Commons Act 2006, which is brought into force by article 2(a)(i) of this Order.
1994 c. 33; the definition of “common land” is substituted by paragraph 5 of Schedule 5 to the Commons Act 2006, which is brought into force by article 2(a)(i) of this Order. The definition of “land” was amended by paragraph 17 of Schedule 5 to the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (c. 37).
Section 5 of the Commons Act 2006 defines the land to which Part 1 of the Act applies.
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