HL Deb 23 July 1964 vol 260 cc858-9

[The references are to Bill [121] as first printed for the House of Commons]

Clause 3, page 4, line 29, at end insert— ("(7) (a) In any case in which, under the powers conferred on them by the foregoing subsection, the verderers propose to erect fencing on or adjacent to any land they shall, before applying to the Minister for his consent, serve notice on the owner and occupier of such land (unless, in either case, his identity cannot after reasonable enquiry be ascertained) specifying their proposals and the period, which shall not be less than twenty-eight days, within which notice of objection to the proposals may be sent in writing to the verderers, and including notice of the right of appeal under paragraph (b) of this subsection. (b) (i) A person on whom notice is served under the foregoing paragraph may, within twenty-eight days after receiving the notice thereof, appeal to the Minister against the proposals to which the notice relates. (ii) An appeal under this paragraph shall be made by notice in writing to the Minister, which shall indicate the grounds of the objection; and on any such appeal the Minister shall, if either the appellant, or the verderers so desire, afford to each of them an opportunity of appearing before, and being heard by, a person appointed by the Minister for the purpose.")

Clause 4, page 5, line 29, leave out ("the last foregoing subsection") and insert ("subsection (1) of this section")

Clause 10, page 7, line 24, leave out ("may") and insert ("to")

Clause 14, page 8, line 21, after ("Grant") insert ("or Exchequer Equalisation Grant")

Clause 14, page 8, line 22, after ("Wales") insert ("or in Scotland")


My Lords, with the leave of the House I beg to move that this House doth agree with the Commons in their Amendments, Nos. 1 to 5.

Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said Amendments.—(Lord Crathorne.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.