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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Highway Law 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780414024908
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847036124
Published: December 2013
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £169.00

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Highway Law is a popular and well established practitioner text on all aspects of the law governing highways.

The new 5th edition supplies a detailed and practical commentary on the law relating to the creation, upkeep, development and ownership of highways, including the powers and duties of highway authorities, the rights of users of the highway and of those who own land around the highway.

  • Provides the practitioner with a complete reference to the law governing highways
  • Delivers clear, practical guidance, written in a straightforward and accessible style
  • Addresses matters of particular interest to practitioners, such as stopping up and diversion orders, traffic orders, street works, footpaths, bridleways and bridges
  • Deals with the impact of the Human Rights Act in this area
  • Contains sections dedicated to Wales and London
  • Reproduces key legislation and summaries of relevant procedures and Orders
  • Incorporates the latest legislative and case law developments

Property Law
Highways and highway authorities.
Creation of highways.
Rights of the highway authority and of adjoining landowners in, under and over the highway. The maintenance of highways.
Civil liability of highway authorities.
Improvement of highways.
Protection of the highway and of the highway users
(1): Public nuisance and remedies; Protection of the highway and of the highway users.
(2): Statutory powers relating to authorised and unauthorised interferences with the highway.
Extinguishment and diversion of highways.
Streets and private streets.
Footpaths and bridleways.
Access to open land.
Street works.
Acquisition of land, compulsory purchase powers, inquiries and compensation.
Miscellaneous matters.