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Countryside Access (Provisional and Conclusive Maps) (Wales) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 1796 (W. 171 of 2002).

Type of law

Under section 11 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, the National Assembly for Wales may by regulations provide the procedures to be followed in the preparation of maps which will show land over which the public will have a right of access, comprising registered common land and open country to which the public right of access under section 2 of the Act will relate. These Regulations make provision for the preparation and issue of maps in provisional and conclusive form. A provisional map is a map which was issued as a draft map in accordance with the Countryside Access (Draft Maps) (Wales) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/4001) (W.329), has been confirmed by the Countryside Council for Wales with or without modifications and has been issued in provisional form pursuant to section 5(d) or (e) of the Act. Regulation 3 sets out the procedures and requirements for the preparation of provisional maps by the Council. Regulation 4 establishes the procedures for the issue and publication of a provisional map. Regulation 5 requires the Council to publicise the provisions of provisional maps generally. Regulation 6 sets out the procedure by which a person seeking to bring an appeal against the showing of land as registered common land or open country on a provisional draft map must do so. Regulations 7 to 9 set out the procedures and requirements for the preparation, issue and publication of conclusive maps by the Council.
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Entry into force notes
Enters into force on 1 August 2002.
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