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Cutting of Hedges (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

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The Cutting of Hedges (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017
 
THE STATES, in pursuance of their Resolution of the 8th June, 2017[a], hereby order:-
 
Amendments to the 1953 Ordinance.
1.      The Cutting of Hedges Ordinance, 1953[b] is amended as follows -
 
(a)      in section 1(1), for "Every occupier of land bordering a public road or, if the land is unoccupied, the owner thereof,", substitute "Every owner of land bordering a public road", and
 
(b)      in section 1(1A), for "Every occupier of land bordering the corner of a public road or, if the land is unoccupied, the owner thereof,", substitute "Every owner of land bordering the corner of a public road", and
 
(c)      in section 1C(1), for the words following “may be served by” to the end of the subsection insert:
 
“(a)      being delivered to, or being left at, or sent by post to –
(i)       the usual or last known place of abode of the owner of the property to which the warning notice relates,
 
(ii)       the principal or last known place of business or office (as the case may be) of the owner of the property to which the warning notice relates, or
 
(iii)       the address notified to the States of Guernsey Policy & Resources Committee by the owner of the property to which the warning notice relates for the purposes of section 48(2) of the Taxation of Real Property (Guernsey and Alderney) Ordinance, 2007, or
 
(b)       being delivered to, or being left at, or sent by post, or being fixed to some conspicuous part of or about the property to which the warning notice relates.”
 
Interpretation.
2.      (1)      In this Ordinance -
 
"enactment" includes a Law, an Ordinance and any subordinate legislation and includes any provision or portion of a Law, an Ordinance or any subordinate legislation,
 
"subordinate legislation" means any regulation, rule, order, rule of court, resolution, scheme, byelaw or other instrument made under any statutory, customary or inherent power and having legislative effect, but does not include an Ordinance.
 
(2)      Any reference in this Ordinance to an enactment is a reference thereto as from time to time amended, re-enacted (with or without modification), extended or applied.
 
Citation and commencement.
3.      (1)      This Ordinance may be cited as the Cutting of Hedges (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017.
 
(2)      This Ordinance shall come into force on the 1st January, 2018.

[a]

Article IX of Billet d'État No. XI of 2017.

[b]

Recueil d'Ordonnances Tome X, p. 373, as amended by Ordres en Conseil Vol. XXXI, p. 278; Recueil d'Ordonnances Tome XXV, p. 76 and Ordinance No. XL of 2013. See also Recueil d'Ordonnances Tome VIII, p. 123.