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British Railways (No. 3) Order Confirmation Act 1994

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Extinction or suspension of rights of way

25(1)All private rights of way over any land which may be purchased compulsorily under this Order shall be extinguished on the purchase of the land whether compulsorily or by agreement, or on the entry on the land under section 24 (Further powers of entry) of this Order.

(2)All public or private rights of way over any land of which the Board may take temporary possession under section 16 (Temporary use of land) of this Order shall be suspended and unenforceable against the Board for so long as the Board shall remain in lawful possession thereof:

Provided that the Board shall provide reasonable access for persons on foot bona fide exercising such rights to go to or from any land, house or building abutting on any such land.

(3)Any person who suffers loss by the extinction or suspension of any private right under this section shall be entitled to be paid by the Board compensation, to be determined in case of dispute by the tribunal.

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