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Should temporary orders made under sections 257 and 261 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for mineral working be added to the definitive map by way of modification order?

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Published on LexisPSL on 21/09/2016

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  • Should temporary orders made under sections 257 and 261 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for mineral working be added to the definitive map by way of modification order?

Should temporary orders made under sections 257 and 261 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for mineral working be added to the definitive map by way of modification order?

Section 53(1) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (WCA 1981) requires each surveying authority to:

  1. keep the definitive map and statement under continuous review and update them according to the findings of that continuous review, and

  2. modify the definitive map and statement as soon as reasonably practicable to take account of any events and orders that mean the map and/or statement need updating

The events and orders that will require modification of the definitive map and statement are those listed in WCA 1981, s 53(3), namely:

  1. a highway shown or required to be shown in the map and statement has been authorised to be stopped-up, diverted, widened or extended, or has ceased to be a highway of that description

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