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1671 1671
1723 1723
1817
1845 1845
1847
1866
1876 1876
1877 1877
1899 1899
1908 1908
1922 1922
1925 1925
1931 1931
1947 1947
1965 1965
1981 1981
1990 1990

1723

1723 Waltham Forest Black Act

1723: 9 George 1 c.22: The Black Act

1721 black act

1845

General Inclosure Act 1845

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Vict/8-9/118

if the commons were within a certain distance of large towns, a proportion of the enclosed land had to be set out for recreation

general enclosure act 1845

1847

1847 Town Improvement Act

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Vict/10-11/34/contents

consolidated provisions previously in local acts for improvement and simplified procedures for local authorities to acquire land for parks etc, provided the site was no moer than 3 miles from the principal market or the commissioners’ office.

1877

1877 open spaces metropolis1877 Open Spaces (Metropolis) Act

1908

1908 Commons Act

made provision for agricultural management to control the turning out of animals onto common land

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Edw7/8/44/contents

1908 commons act

 

 

1922

Law of Property Act 1922

abolished copyhold and customary tenancies

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Geo5/12-13/16/contents

1922 law of property act

 

1965

Commons Registration Act 1965

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1965/64

commons registration act

 

1981

1981 Wildlife and Countryside Act

1981 wildlife and countryside act

considered a significant achievement and gave new political coherence to the policies and practices of nature conservation in Britain. By the end of the decade, some 8% of the land area of Britain was covered by an SSSI designation.

Carolyn M. Harrison and Jacquelin Burgess, ‘Social constructions of nature: a case study of conflicts over the development of Rainham Marshes’, Trans. Inst. Brit. Geog, 19: 3 (1994), 293.

1990

Town and Country Planning Act 1990

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/8/contents

1990 town and country planning act