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Forth Crossing Act 2011

Section 16 – Extinction of rights of way

64.This section provides that, in stopping up a road or an access under section 14 or 15, all rights of way over any part of that road or access are extinguished. Any person who suffers loss or disturbance by extinguishment of any private right of way under section 14 or 15 shall be entitled to compensation under section 53 of the Act.

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