Newsflash: Town and Village Green legislation alert

Walker Morris has reported previously on the coming into force of the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 (GIA), and in particular its impact on Town and Village Green registrations. Secondary legislation is now in effect that brings section 15 of the GIA into force as from 1 October 2013. That section allows a landowner to deposit a statement and map confirming that any public use of its land is with permission rather than ‘as of right’, thereby bringing to an end a period of recreational use that could leave the land vulnerable to a TVG registration…

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