| Commentary

203 Signs

| Commentary

203 Signs

The highway authority has a duty (in consultation with the landowner) to mark the point at which a footpath, bridleway or byway leaves a metalled road by erecting and maintaining a signpost and to erect such other signs as it decides are required to show the route1. A landowner or other person may also erect signs along a footpath, bridleway or byway but must obtain the highway authority’s permission2. It is an offence to display false or misleading statements on any public path likely to deter members of the public from using a public

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