Rights of way advice note 23: representations and objections

Processing of objections and representations to definitive map modification and public path orders


Rights of Way Advice Note 23

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This advice note contains information on the processing of representations and objections:

  • under Schedule 15 to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
  • under Schedule 6 of the Highways Act 1980 and Schedule 14 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
  • objections to proposed modifications
Published 23 November 2014