Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

 

Statutory Instruments with Clear Reports

 

17 February 2014

 

 

CLA358 – The Commons (Severance of Rights) (Wales) Order 2014

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

Section 9 of the Commons Act 2006, prevents, subject to exceptions, the severance of a right of common from the land to which it is attached.

 

Article 3 of this Order permits the temporary severance of a right of common to graze animals from the land to which the right is attached by enabling the leasing or licensing of the right to a third party for no more than five years.