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A New Deal For Commons? Common Resource Management and the Commons Act 2006

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Christopher Rodgers


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The Commons Act 2006 introduced new powers for commons councils to self regulate land use. These measure are aimed , in part, at securing better environmental management of common land in SSSIs and other high nature value sites designated for legal protection. This article offers a critique of the 2006 Act, and concludes that it's failure to reform the idiosyncratic structure of property rights in common land may impair its effectiveness

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Author(s): Rodgers C

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Environmental Law Review

Year: 2007

Volume: 9

Issue: 1

Pages: 25-40

ISSN (print): 1461-4529

ISSN (electronic): 1740-5564

Publisher: Vathek Publishing


DOI: 10.1350/enlr.2007.9.1.25

Notes: ISBN: 9771461452011


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