[OSM-talk] What would you do if...
richard at systemeD.net
Wed Jan 31 09:40:27 GMT 2007
Quoting Robert T Wyatt <robert.wyatt at mail.utexas.edu>:
> Dave wrote:
>> Just a question on the law here: isn't there something that says if
>> there's nothing to indicate it isn't a right of way such as a gate
>> saying private, and people use it for a right of way for over a certain
>> time, then it is in fact now a right of way?
>> I was under that impression because of the number of signs you find
>> around saying there is no implied right of way and quoting something
>> like the highways act 1975. Although that might be just a liability
>> thing I suppose.
> One could probably research this under rights of adverse possession or
> squatter's rights if one chose.
I may be wrong but I believe CRoW (Countryside & Rights of Way 2000)
may have signalled an end to the 30-years-of-usage rule.
(follow-ups to talk-gb?)
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