249 Order extinguishing right to use vehicles on highway
249 Order extinguishing right to use vehicles on highway

(1)     This section applies where—

(a)     a local planning authority by resolution adopt a proposal for improving the amenity of part of their area, and

(b)     the proposal involves the public ceasing to have any right of way with vehicles over a highway in that area, being a highway which is neither a trunk road[, a GLA road] nor a road classified as a principal road.

(2)     [Where the public is to cease to have such a right of way at a place outside Greater London,] the Secretary of State may, on an application by a local planning authority who have so resolved, by order provide for the extinguishment of any right which persons may have to use vehicles on that highway.

[(2A)     Where—

(a)     the public is to cease to have such a right of way at a place within a London borough, and

<(b)     the conditions mentioned in subsection (2B)(a) or (b) are satisfied,<

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