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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 6E+W Amendments relating to creation, stopping up and diversion of highways

Part IE+W Amendments of Highways Act 1980

6In section 118 of the 1980 Act (stopping up of footpaths and bridleways) after subsection (6) there is inserted—

(6A)The considerations to which—

(a)the Secretary of State is to have regard in determining whether or not to confirm a public path extinguishment order, and

(b)a council are to have regard in determining whether or not to confirm such an order as an unopposed order,

include any material provision of a rights of way improvement plan prepared by any local highway authority whose area includes land over which the order would extinguish a public right of way.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 6 para. 6 in force at 12.2.2003 for E. by S.I. 2003/272, art. 2(b)

I2Sch. 6 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2004 for W. by S.I. 2004/315, art. 2(c)

I3Sch. 6 para. 6 in force at 6.12.2006 for W. in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2006/3257, art. 2(a)(i)