The Restricted Byways (Application and Consequential Amendment of Provisions) Regulations 2006

Disapplication and amendment of section 47 of the Highways Act 1980

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3.—(1) Section 47 of the Highways Act 1980(1) shall not apply in relation to restricted byways and in consequence that section is amended in accordance with paragraph (2).

(2) In subsection (2) of that section, for “footpath or bridleway” there is substituted “footpath, bridleway or restricted byway”(2).


“Restricted byway” is defined in section 329(1) of the Highways Act 1980, as amended by the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, Schedule 5, paragraph 16(a).