Pasturage and Enclosure Act 1949. | Land Portal

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This Act makes provision for the application for and granting of a right of pasturage, i.e. a right to depasture and water horses or cattle on any land which is not enclosed by a cattle proof fence. The executive member may grant to any person an annual right of pasturage for such number of horses or head of cattle as he or she determines. Cattle or horses for which the right of pasturage is granted shall be marked and a register of numbered cattle or horses shall be kept by the executive member. Certain animals may not to be depastured. Stock for which no right is granted or sheep shall be depastured only in fenced areas. Starying stock shall be deemed to be within the control and management of the Administration for the purposes of the Stock Diseases Act 1936.

Implemented by: Pasturage and Enclosure Regulations. (2002-07-25)

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