Commentary

24 Local highway authorities

HIGHWAYS vol 18
| Commentary

24 Local highway authorities

| Commentary

24 Local highway authorities

For the purposes of the Highways Act 1980 the local highway authority1 (for highways outside Greater London)2 is, in England, the county or metropolitan district council or, in Wales, the county or county borough council3. Such councils are the highway authority for all highways in the county, district or borough, whether or not maintainable at the public expense4, which are not highways for which the Secretary of State or a strategic highways company (ie Highways England) is the highway authority5, or highways for which any provision of the

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