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(1)The solum of a stopped up road is to vest—
(a)in the owner of the land adjoining the stopped up road unless—
(i)paragraph (b) applies, or
(ii)it is subject to a prior claim of any person by reason of title,
(b)in Ministers where they own, have served a notice to treat in relation to, or have made a general vesting declaration in relation to, any land adjoining the stopped up road.
(2)Any dispute arising under this section as to the vesting of the solum may be referred on summary application by any interested party to the sheriff in whose sheriffdom the land is located; and the decision of the sheriff on the matter is final.
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