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Environment (Wales) Act 2016

Section 19 – Effect of agreements on dedication of highway and grant of easement

113.The effect of this section is that where the public or a particular person has used a right of way across land by virtue of a section 16 land management agreement, that use of the land is not relevant when determining under law whether the land is treated as having been dedicated as a highway or whether an easement is treated as having been granted.

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