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Conservation Covenants

This is the final report of the Law Commission's project regarding conservation covenants.


Conservation Covenants

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In this Report the Law Commission recommends the introduction of a statutory scheme of conservation covenants in England and Wales. A conservation covenant is an agreement made between a landowner and a conservation body which ensures the conservation of natural or heritage features on the land. It is a private and voluntary arrangement made in the public interest, which continues to be effective even after the land changes hands.

Further information on this project is available on the Law Commission website

Published 24 June 2014