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Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Act 2020

Section 10 – Crown land: powers of entry

30.The power of entry is only exercisable in relation to Crown land with the consent of an “appropriate authority”. “Crown land” is defined in section 10(2)(a). Who constitutes the “appropriate authority”, and from whom consent is required, depends on the ownership or management of the Crown land in question, and is set out in section 10(2)(b). Where there is any uncertainty as to which authority should be giving consent, the Treasury decides.

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