Guidance note on the dedication of land under the countryside and rights of way act 2000

This guidance provides advice to a person wishing to dedicate land under section 16 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000.

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Guidance - dedication of land under section 16 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000

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This guidance explains how to dedicate land for public access. It provides information to help you decide whether making a dedication is right for you. This guidance only applies if you want to dedicate land in England.

To make the process as straightforward as possible we have included, at Form A of this guidance, a model form of instrument of dedication which you can use to make a dedication.

If you do decide to dedicate we have also included, at Form B of this guidance, an application for the registration of a dedication as a local land charge.

Published 14 June 2012