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High Hedges Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 18 - Application to the Crown

This section applies the provisions to the Crown.  Crown employees (but not the Crown itself) will be liable to prosecution for a criminal offence under this Part.  A council will be able to investigate and determine complaints about high hedges on Crown land, for example a hedge on land owned by a Government Department may be affecting neighbouring domestic property.

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