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The Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation)(England) Regulations 2012

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Form of tree preservation order

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3.—(1) An order shall be in the form set out in the Schedule to these Regulations or in a form substantially to the same effect and—

(a)shall specify the trees, groups of trees or woodlands to which it relates;

(b)where the order relates to a group of trees, shall specify the number of trees of each species in the group;

(c)shall indicate the position of the trees, groups of trees or woodlands, as the case may be, by reference to a map; and

(d)shall include information as to—

(i)whether or not the order was confirmed;

(ii)any variation of the order; and

(iii)any revocation of the order.

(2) An order shall contain or have annexed to it the map referred to in paragraph (1)(c) and, where a map is annexed to an order, it shall be treated as part of the order.

(3) The map contained in, or annexed to, an order shall be prepared to a scale sufficient to give a clear indication of the position of the trees, groups of trees or woodlands to which the order relates.

(4) In the case of any discrepancy between the map contained in, or annexed to, an order and the specification contained in the Schedule to that order, the map shall prevail.

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