Rights of way advice note 21: procedural irregularities

Advice for inspectors dealing with procedural irregularities in respect of definitive map modification orders and public path orders.


Rights of Way Advice Note 21

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This advice note contains information for inspectors dealing with orders made under:

  • section 53(2) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (“the 1981 Act”)
  • sections 26, 118, 118A, 118B, 119, 119A, 119B and 119D of the Highways Act 1980 (“the 1980 Act”)
  • sections 257 and 258 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (“the 1990 Act”)

Where, in respect of an order it is claimed by a party to the order that the procedural requirements set out in the appropriate schedules to the legislation has not been adhered to.