Public rights of way and definitive maps

Public rights of way and definitive maps guidance:

The right to roam on open land has many similarities to the right to travel from A to B (which characterises a public highway), but the right to roam is entirely...

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Statutory basis and effect Every highway authority must keep a definitive map and statement (DMS) of the public rights of way in its area. The DMS kept by any particular...

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The whole point of the Definitive Map and Statement ('Definitive Map') of public rights of way etc is that it is definitive. However, although it is definitive it is not...

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Part I of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CRWA 2000) provides a statutory public right of access on foot over: • mapped areas of ‘open country’, including...

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Public rights of way (PROW) are highways that allow the public a legal right of passage. They have the same status and protection in law as highways and remain in...

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Rights of way strategy formulation In 1987 the Countryside Commission published its national target for Rights of Way. The aim the of national target was that all rights...

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