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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
An Introduction to Highway Law 3rd ed isbn 9780721913322

An Introduction to Highway Law 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780721913315
ISBN: 0721913318
New Edition ISBN: 9780721913322
Published: October 2001
Publisher: Shaw & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Out Of Print

This book was published for the first time in 1993 and proved popular as a clear, straightforward reference to the law of highways. Michael Orlik has now revised the text to take account of legislation since the original edition, including the Countryside and Rights of Way Act.;Also incorporated are references to recent case law, including important High Court judgements on winter maintenance and accidents on the highway, such as ""Stovin v. Wise"", and on rights of way.

The cases now reaching the higher courts on the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 and the subsequent regulations are also covered, as is the House of Lords decision in the ""Wildtree Hotels"" case in the context of compulsory purchase and compensation.;The recent environmental legislation and the implications of the Human Rights Act on highway administration are considered. The format of the book has been retained with the intention that it should continue to provide easy access into this specialist area of law for busy solicitors in general practice and for highway engineers charged with the maintenance of the country's road network.

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Property Law
Chapter 1 - What is a Highway?
Chapter 2 - Creation of Highways ;Chapter 3 - Responsibility for Maintenance of Highways ;Chapter 4 - Liability of the Highway Authority for Accidents on the Highway ;Chapter 5 - Ownership of Highways and Public Rights of Passage ;Chapter 6 - Maintenance of Highways and Bridges
Chapter 7 - Improvements to Highways and Construction of New Roads ;Chapter 8 - Making Up Private Streets ;Chapter 9 - Works in the Highway ;Chapter 10 - Traffic Regulation ;Chapter 11 - Footpaths, Bridleways and Byways ;Chapter 12 - Diversion and Extinguishment of the Highway