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High Hedges (No. 2) Bill


High Hedges (No. 2) Bill



Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister,

with the consent of Mr. Stephen Pound, the Member in charge of the Bill, are published

separately as Bill 28–EN.

Bill 2853/2


High Hedges (No. 2) Bill





      1        Complaints to which this Act applies

      2        High hedges

      3        Domestic property

Complaints procedure

      4        Procedure for dealing with complaints

      5        Remedial notices

      6        Withdrawal or relaxation of requirements of remedial notices


      7        Appeals against remedial notices and other decisions of relevant authorities

      8        Appeals procedure

      9        Determination or withdrawal of appeals

Powers of entry

      10        Powers of entry for the purposes of complaints and appeals

Enforcement powers etc.

      11        Offences

      12        Power to require occupier to permit action to be taken by owner

      13        Action by relevant authority

      14        Offences committed by bodies corporate

Supplementary provisions

      15        Orders and regulations

      16        Service of documents

      17        Documents in electronic form

      18        Power to make further provision about documents in electronic form

      19        Interpretation

      20        Power to amend sections 1 and 2

      21        Financial provisions

      22        Crown application

Bill 2853/2

High Hedges (No. 2) Bill



      23        Short title, commencement and extent


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