Common land guidance sheet 2a: special consent provisions for National Trust commons

Special consent provisions for National Trust Commons, these are subject to laws which are different from section 38 of the Commons Act 2006.


Common Land Guidance Sheet 2a

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This guidance sheet contains information on:

  • how do I apply under section 23 of the National Trust Act 1971
  • how do I know that making a section 23 application is the best way forward
  • what steps should I take before applying
  • if I apply under section 23, is my application likely to succeed
  • how do I make an application, and what will happen to it
  • how long will all this take
  • what happens if I make a mistake with my application
  • what should I do if I need to carry out emergency work on a common
Published 1 January 2015