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Commons

see HOUSE OF COMMONS.

COMMONS, Eng. law. Those subjects of the English nation who are not noblemen. They are represented in parliament in the house of commons.

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The Government's proposed limit for charges councils can levy on people who have to drive across common land to get to their homes is still far too high, campaigners in Warwickshire said last night.
They claimed the works would encroach on common land and be an eyesore in a popular area on the edge of Snowdonia National Park.
uk) Pictured from left are the supervisors of the Glastir Common Land scheme, Robin Jenkins, Stephen Bradley and Daniel Delaney Llanfairfechan common already has an active grazing association
He said: "Our common land is an important part of our national heritage, with the roots of commoning set in the Dark Ages, well before Parliament passed the first Commons Act in 1235.
It has formally objected to Gwynedd County Council, pointing out common land cannot be used without consent from the environment minister.
The society is urging the WAG to implement the Commons Act 2006 in Wales, which aims to make provision for common land and town or village greens.
Plans to site them on all areas of common land in Caerphilly county is underway.
The law enables the public to walk in certain areas of mountain, moor, heath and registered common land, subject to some common sense restrictions.
Most footpaths which are in towns or villages, or which cross parkland or golf courses which are not designated common land, are now open again, as are most parks and open spaces.
During the 2013 Glastir Common Land Element round, provisional figures suggested a further 26,000 hectares entering the scheme, which equates to a further PS4.
Although his common land at Pentrefoelas is fenced off and not used by any animals except his, he must record all movements off the fields.
Re-iterating the union's call for a 12-month postponement of Glastir, she said the new scheme failed to fully recognise the inherent complexity of common land management.