Policy and Legislation

Rights of Way Circular 1/09: Guidance for local authorities

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Oct 09

This circular gives advice to local authorities on recording, managing and maintaining, protecting and changing public rights of way. It replaces previous advice and guidance in circulars: 1/08, 2/93, 3/93, 17/90, 18/90, 32/81, which are now no longer valid.

At all points in the delivery of the rights of way service within the area for which they are responsible, authorities should be aware of the obligations placed upon them by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (as amended by the Disability Discrimination Act 2005).