Conservation Easements in the United Kingdom

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The extent to which the law in the UK recognises conservation easements is explored. The existing law on conservation burdens in Scotland is examined as well as the detailed proposals for introducing conservation covenants in England and Wales, with consideration of how these relate to other aspects of land law and nature conservation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Changing Landscape
Subtitle of host publicationThe Conservation Easement Reader
EditorsLaurie A. Ristino, Jessica E. Jay
Place of PublicationWashington
PublisherEnvironmental Law Institute Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781585761791
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016


  • Conservation easements
  • Biodiversity law
  • Property law


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