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Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill

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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

After Clause 2
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  A person who intends to enter or to remain on access land during any part of the period from one hour after sunset on one day to one hour before sunrise on the following day shall give prior notice of that intention to the access authority.
    (2)  The access authority shall take such steps as seem to it appropriate and practicable to--
    (a)  communicate to any person giving such notice information as to restrictions relating to, and activities to be carried out on, such land, and
    (b)  enable owners and other persons interested in access land to obtain information as to notices which have been given.")
Intention to remain on access land: obligation to give notice.
After Clause 38
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Where an owner or a person with an interest in land proves that he has suffered a diminution in the value of his land or interest therein due to the right conferred by section 2(1), he shall be entitled to claim compensation in the same manner and on the same basis as provided under sections 70 to 72 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 ("the 1949 Act") in relation to land over which an access order has been made under Part V of that Act.
    (2)  Regulations may be made as under section 70 of the 1949 Act.")
Compensation for diminution in value of land.
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