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Commons

Real estate, especially open space, that belongs to a community as a whole. Regulations governing how commons may be used (for example, how they may be used for commerce) vary by jurisdiction.
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Given that most farms have a proportion of common land and a proportion of in-bye land, this would mean at least some money would be paid out while the complex commons element was resolved.
Many of the verges cover strips of land giving access to their homes, while the common land often takes in garages and extensions.
There have been other cases where the council has granted planning permission for works on common land and the applicant has ignored the law and gone ahead without getting common-land consent.
Charles Raine, a commons specialist with rural property business, Youngs RPS, said changes to the mechanism by which subsidy payments are calculated on common land mean some farmers could be in line for a significant back payment as well as extra entitlement.
Richard Owen checks his Trimble By law, open access maps must be reviewed after 10 years and the process will start tomorrow when the CCW releases draft maps of open country and registered common land.
Prior to this point in our tortuous history, the common man and woman had the right to use common land for the purposes of grazing cattle and sheep and growing crops.
Conversely the Act would enable other land to be registered now as common land or a village green if, in some cases, an application for registration under the 1965 act was unsuccessful.
The National Trust, which looks after 12 per cent of common land across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, has welcomed the move, saying current common land legislation is a "tangled mess".
But now villagers say the traditional practice of letting crofters' cows wander around freely to graze on common land - leaving behind a mass of cow dung - could change all that.
Contract notice: Reversal Of Burial Plots And Common Land, Supply And Installation Of Vaults And Layout Of The Dispersion Space
FROM today, cattle moved to or from common land must have a clear Pre-Movement TB test.
FARMERS are being reminded that from the start of the new year they will need to test cattle for TB before moving them to or from common land.