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UK Public General Acts

Version 01/02/1991

1970 CHAPTER 43

Default Geographical Extent: E+W+S

  • Version 01/02/1991

Introductory Text

Trees Act 1970

1970 CHAPTER 43

An Act to amend the law relating to the making of tree preservation orders and the grant of felling licences.

[29th May 1970]

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Amendments (Textual)

F1 S. 1 repealed by (E.W.) Town and Country Planning Act 1971 (c. 78), Sch. 25 and (S.) Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972 (c. 52), Sch. 23

2 Modification of restriction on power to attach conditions to felling licence.

In section 12 of the Forestry Act 1967 (which, for cases where a felling licence from the Forestry Commissioners is required and is granted by them, specifies conditions which may be attached to the grant but, by subsection (2) , prohibits the imposition of conditions in the case of land subject to a forestry dedication covenant or agreement) , at the end of subsection (2) there shall be added the words “and the felling is in accordance with a plan of operations or other working plan approved by the Commissioners and in force under the covenant or agreement”.


Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1 The text of s. 2 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

3 Citation and extent.

(1) This Act may be cited as the Trees Act 1970.

(2) This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.