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Month: February 2017

Modification Notices in Wales.

Modification Notices in Wales.

When an Inspector proposes to confirm an order with modifications, those modifications often require a further round of advertisement and the opportunity to object. The period in which such objections (or representations) can be made is set out in, e.g., a ‘Notice of Proposal to Modify Definitive Map Order’. In England, PINS in Bristol sends this ‘modification notice’ directly to the participants in the order process to date. In Wales, PINS does not (until now) send the modification notice directly,…

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More Drift in Wales

More Drift in Wales

It looks like Wales will soon slide even further away from England in matters of rights of way and other access law and practice. Written Statement – Improving Opportunities to Access the Outdoors for Recreation. 13 February 2017. Lesley Griffiths, Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs. Wales needs a better and fairer approach to public access for outdoor recreation which is less burdensome to administer, provides for the wide range of activities people want to participate in, with sensible safeguards for…

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