Commentary

12 Compulsory creation of highways

HIGHWAYS vol 18
| Commentary

12 Compulsory creation of highways

| Commentary

12 Compulsory creation of highways

If it appears to a local authority1 or a strategic highways company that a footpath2, bridleway or restricted byway3 over land in its area is needed, then, having regard to the convenience or enjoyment of a substantial section of the public or to the convenience of residents in the area, and also having regard to the rights of persons affected and to the compensation payable, the authority or company may by a public path creation order4 submitted to, and confirmed by, the Secretary of State5, or confirmed as

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