| Commentary

30 Introduction

| Commentary

3: HIGHWAYS MAINTAINABLE BY OTHER PERSONS

30 Introduction

Highways may be maintainable by persons other than the highway authority by virtue of a special enactment or by reason of tenure, enclosure or prescription1. Where a person has such a liability he may enter into an agreement with the highway authority whereby he additionally takes over the maintenance of a highway for which the highway authority is responsible2.

A road subject to a concession, such as a private toll road, may be maintainable by the concessionaire3.

It is open to district councils to elect to maintain footpaths, bridleways and urban roads4 by serving notice

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