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Common Land

Course Tutor

Roger Taylor is a Consultant at Wellers Hedleys Solicitors, a firm based in Surrey which has an extensive practice dealing with Parish and Town Councils in England. He lectures on subjects such as Common Land, Village Greens and Charitable Trusts and on other matters relating to the practice and procedure of Parish and Town Councils for a number of County Associations.

Course Overview

This course provides delegates with the training they need to deal effectively with the management of Common Land, providing historical background and detail on the legislation, duties and procedures involved with the management of these open space areas.

Who is this course for?

All town, parish or community clerks, other staff members or councillors involved with or keen to know more about Common Land.

Course outline:

The course content includes:

  • Definition of Common Land
  • Types of Common Land
  • Effect of Registration
  • Commons Act 2006
  • Ownership of Common Land
  • Management of Common Land
  • Works on Common Land and Section 38 Consent
  • Deregistration of Common Land

Cost: £25 per delegate (members), £60 per delegate (non-members)

Date: Dates to be arranged for 2024.

Venue: Online training

Last updated: Thu, 14 Dec 2023 11:28