Highways Act 1980 Section 31 (6)
Highways Act 1980, Section 31(6)
This provides a way in which landowners (including tenants for life and trustees) can protect their land from public rights of way coming into existence across it as a result of public use.
The regulations concerning making deposits and declarations under Section 31(6) of the Highways Act have changed as from 1st October 2013, as a result of the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013.
Further information and guidance is under development and will be available on this website shortly. In the meantime if you have any queries please contact the Public Rights of Way Service either by email (email@example.com) or phone (0845 155 1004).
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