||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 376 (Jul)
|| EWCA Civ 951
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Waller, Arden LJJ and Pumfrey J
||Paul Greatorex (instructed pro bono) for the appellant.
||Jonathan Karas and Rupert Reed (instructed by Legal Services General) for the interested party, the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
||21 July 2004
Commons - Common land - Town or village green - Registration - Amendment of register - Jurisdiction of Commons Commissioners - Ability of registration authority to decide disputes - Access to court - s 13 - European Convention on Human Rights, art 6.
In a case concerning a dispute as to whether the land in question should be registered as a village green the court determined (i)that an application to register a new village green under s13 of the which was subject to an objection, could not be referred to a Commons Commissioner, (ii)that a registration authority had power to effect a registration, even if there was a dispute as to the factual basis for registration; and (iii)that the process involved no infringement of an applicant's right of access to the court under art6 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
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