Legal and equitable rights and liabilities as to trees and woods by Richard Davis CraigLegal and equitable rights and liabilities as to trees and woods by Richard Davis Craig

Legal and equitable rights and liabilities as to trees and woods

byRichard Davis Craig

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXII. STATUTORY PROVISIONS FOR GROWTH OF TIMBER. By the statute 35 H. 8, c. 17, "The Bill for the Preservation of Woods," very special and stringent provisions, supported by pecuniary penalties, were made, for compelling owners, both of "several" woods and also of woods in which other persons had rights of common, to preserve and fence certain proportions of their timber, and even of their underwood, instead of cutting it all down, and also for preventing woods being converted into tillage; and this Act, which was temporary, was made perpetual, by the statute 13 Elizabeth, c. 25. By the statute 29 G. 2, c. 36, reciting the statute of Merton (20 H. 3) for approvement of commons by the lord, and the statute Westm. 2 (13 E. 1), and a confirmation of them by statute 3 & 4 E. 6. c. 3, and reciting also the 35 H. 8, c. 17, an Act of 20 Car. 2, c. 3, for preserving timber in the Forest of Dean; an Act of 9 & 10 W. 3, c. 36, for timber in the New Forest; and that those Acts, as to the preservation of timber, had not been duly put into execution; it was enacted, that all owners of wastes, woods, and pastures, in which others had right of common of pasture, might, with the assent of the major part in number and value of the owners and occupiers of tenements to which the right of common of pasture belonged, enclose and keep in severalty, for the growth and preservation of timber or underwood, any part of such wastes, woods, and pastures, for such time and in such manner, and upon such conditions, as should be agreed by them respectively; and various provisions were made for compensation to the commoners; and for punishments of offences in enclosures. By 31 G. 2, c. 41, additional facilities were given for carrying the Act of 29 G. 2, c. 36, into effect; and ...
Title:Legal and equitable rights and liabilities as to trees and woodsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217501869

ISBN - 13:9780217501866