- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As enacted)
Prospective version(s) available. Show Timeline of Changes
The version on screen is currently in force, but there is a version available (prospective version) to show how it could change.
The prospective version will remain prospective until a date is appointed by an appropriate person or body to bring those changes into force.
To see the prospective version, use the Show Timeline of Changes feature under ‘Advanced Features’.
Commencement Orders listed in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ box as not yet applied may bring changes and effects in the prospective version into force.
There are outstanding changes not yet made by the legislation.gov.uk editorial team to Countryside (Scotland) Act 1967. Any changes that have already been made by the team appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.
Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing.
This section lists the commencement orders yet to be applied to the whole Act. These effects are included in this view as they may be (but won’t necessarily be) relevant to the specific provision that you are viewing. Where applicable the commencement orders are listed under two headings, firstly those that bring some part of the Act you are viewing into force and secondly, those that bring into force legislation that affects some part of the legislation you are viewing. If you are viewing a prospective version or there is a prospective version available there may be commencement orders listed here that are relevant to the provision you are viewing.
(1)Sections 34 to 36 above shall apply in relation to all public rights of way, whether created before or after the commencement of this Act.
(2)The provisions of sections 34 to 36 above shall not prejudice any power conferred by any other enactment to close or divert a road, and shall not otherwise affect the operation of any enactment relating to the extinguishment, suspension, diversion or variation of rights of way.
(3)A public path creation order, a public path extinguishment order or a public path diversion order affecting in any way the area of more than [F1one general or district planning] authority may contain provisions requiring one of the authorities to defray, or contribute towards, expenses incurred in consequence of the order by another of the authorities; and a public path diversion order diverting a part of the line of a path from a site in the area of one [F2such] local planning authority to a site in the area of another may provide that the first mentioned authority shall continue to be responsible for the maintenance of that part of the path after the diversion.
(4)Every public path creation agreement, public path creation order, public path extinguishment order and public path diversion order shall contain a particular description of the lands affected or a description by reference of those lands in the manner provided by section 61 of the M1Conveyancing (Scotland) Act 1874.
(5)As soon as may be after any such agreement as is referred to in the last foregoing subsection is made, or after any such order is confirmed, the local planning authority shall cause it to be recorded in the Register of Sasines, and when so recorded, it shall be enforceable at the instance of the local planning authority against persons deriving title to the land from the person so entitled when the agreement or order was made:
Provided that any such agreement or order shall not be so enforceable against a third party who shall have in good faith and for value acquired right (whether completed by infeftment or not) to the land prior to the agreement or order being recorded as aforesaid, or against any person deriving title from such third party.
(6)The Secretary of State shall not make or confirm a public path creation order, a public path extinguishment order or a public path diversion order relating to a right of way over land under, in, upon, over, along or across which there is any apparatus belonging to or used by any statutory undertakers for the purpose of their undertaking unless the undertakers have consented to the making or confirmation of the order, as the case may be; and any such consent may be given subject to the condition that there are included in the order such provisions for the protection of the undertakers as they may reasonably require.
The consent of statutory undertakers to any such order shall not be reasonably withheld, and any question arising under this subsection whether the withholding of a consent is unreasonable or whether any requirement is reasonable shall be determined by the [F3Scottish Ministers].
(7)Where in pursuance of a public path extinguishment order or a public path diversion order a public path is closed or diverted and, immediately before the date on which the order comes into force, there was under, in, upon, over, along or across the path [F4any telecommunications apparatus kept installed for the purposes of a telecommunications code system, the operator of that system shall have the same powers in respect of the telecommunications apparatus as if the order had not come into force; but any person entitled to land over which the path subsisted shall be entitled to require the alteration of the apparatus].
[F5(8)Paragraph 1(2) of the telecommunications code (alteration of apparatus to include moving, removal or replacement of apparatus) shall apply for the purposes of the preceding provisions of this section as it applies for the purposes of that code.
(9)Paragraph 21 of the telecommunications code (restriction on removal of apparatus) shall apply in relation to any entitlement conferred by this section to require the alteration, moving or replacement of any telecommunication apparatus as it applies in relation to an entitlement to require the removal of any such apparatus.]
Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.
Modifications etc. (not altering text)
Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.
Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.
Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.
Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.
Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: