Amendments proposed to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

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Page     55,     line     28     [Schedule     6],     leave out from 'footpath' to 'that' in line 32 and insert ', bridleway or restricted byway which is in their area, it is expedient, in the interests of preventing or reducing crime,'.

   

Mr David Heath
Mr Tom Brake

41

Page     55,     line     28     [Schedule     6],     leave out from 'is' to second 'area' in line 29 and insert 'in their'.

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

122

Page     55,     line     28     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'both'.

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

123

Page     55,     line     29     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'and in a designated urban area'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

242

Page     55,     line     32     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'path or way' and insert 'highway, or part of that line'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

243

Page     55,     line     35     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'footpath or bridleway in their area' and insert 'relevant highway for which they are the highway authority and'.

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

124

Page     55,     line     35     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'footpath or bridleway' and insert 'relevant highway'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

244

Page     55,     line     37     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'in the interests' and insert 'for the purpose'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

245

Page     55,     line     45     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'path or way' and insert 'highway'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

246

Page     55     [Schedule     6],     leave out lines 48 to 50 and insert—

    '(1A) In subsection (1) above "relevant highway" means—

      (a) any footpath, bridleway or restricted byway,

      (b) any highway which is shown in a definitive map and statement as a footpath, a bridleway, or a restricted byway, but over which the public have a right of way for vehicular and all other kinds of traffic, or

      (c) any highway which is shown in a definitive map and statement as a byway open to all traffic,

    but does not include a highway that is a trunk road or a special road.

    (1B) The conditions referred to in subsection (1)(a) above are—

      (a) that premises adjoining or adjacent to the highway are affected by high levels of crime, and

      (b) that the existence of the highway is facilitating the persistent commission of criminal offences.'.

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

125

Page     55,     line     49     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'footpath or bridleway' and insert 'relevant highway'.


   

Mr Secretary Prescott

247

Page     56,     line     3     [Schedule     6],     leave out from 'such' to 'as' and insert—

          '(i) new footpath, bridleway or restricted byway, or

          (ii) in a case falling within subsection (1A)(b) or (c) above, new highway over which the public have a right of way for vehicular and all other kinds of traffic,'.

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

126

Page     56,     line     3     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'footpath or bridleway' and insert 'relevant highway'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

248

Page     56,     line     7     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'path or way' and insert 'highway'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

249

Page     56,     line     13     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'path or way' and insert 'highway'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

250

Page     56,     line     16     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'path or way' and insert 'highway'.

   

Mr Andrew F. Bennett
Dr David Clark

75

Page     56,     line     20     [Schedule     6],     at end insert ', and which is substantially as convenient to the public'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

251

Page     56,     line     31     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'and' and insert 'or'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

252

Page     56     [Schedule     6],     leave out lines 33 to 57 and insert—

    '(9) The Secretary of State shall not confirm a special diversion order made by virtue of subsection (1)(a) above, and a council shall not confirm such an order as an opposed order unless he or, as the case may be, they are satisfied that the conditions in subsection (1B) above are satisfied, that the diversion of the highway is expedient as mentioned in subsection (1)(a) above and that it is expedient to confirm the order having regard to all the circumstances, and in particular to—

      (a) whether and, if so, to what extent the order is consistent with any strategy for the reduction of crime and disorder prepared under section 6 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998,

      (b) the effect which the coming into operation of the order would have as respects land served by the existing public right of way, and

      (c) the effect which any new public right of way created by the order would have as respects the land over which the right is so created and any land held with it,

    so, however, that for the purposes of paragraphs (b) and (c) above the Secretary of State or, as the case may be, the council shall take into account the provisions as to compensation contained in section 28 above as applied by section 121(2) below.

    (9A) The Secretary of State shall not confirm a special diversion order made by virtue of subsection (1)(b) above, and a council shall not confirm such an order as an opposed order unless he or, as the case may be, they are satisfied that the diversion of the highway is expedient as mentioned in subsection (1)(b) above and that it is expedient to confirm the order having regard to all the circumstances, and in particular to—

      (a) any other measures that have been or could be taken for improving or maintaining the security of the school,

      (b) whether it is likely that the coming into operation of the order will result in a substantial improvement in that security,

      (c) the effect which the coming into operation of the order would have as respects land served by the existing public right of way, and

      (d) the effect which any new public right of way created by the order would have as respects the land over which the right is so created and any land held with it,

    so, however, that for the purposes of paragraphs (c) and (d) above the Secretary of State or, as the case may be, the council shall take into account the provisions as to compensation contained in section 28 above as applied by section 121(2) below.'.

   

Mr Andrew F. Bennett
Dr David Clark

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Page     56,     line     54     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

      '(e) the relative convenience to the public of the existing path or way and the proposed new right of way, and

      (f) the effect which the diversion would have on public enjoyment of the path or way as a whole.'.


   

Mr Secretary Prescott

253

Page     57,     line     5     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'path or way' and insert 'highway'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

254

Page     57,     line     9     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'footpath or bridleway' and insert 'highway'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

255

Page     57     [Schedule     6],     leave out lines 16 to 23 and insert—

    '(12) Section 27 above (making up of new footpaths and bridleways) applies to a highway created by a special diversion order with the substitution—

      (a) for references to a footpath or bridleway of references to a footpath, a bridleway, a restricted byway or a highway over which the public have a right of way for vehicular and all other kinds of traffic,

      (b) for references to a public path creation order of references to a special diversion order, and

      (c) for references to section 26(2) above of references to section 120(3) below.

    (13) Neither section 27 nor 36 above is to be regarded as obliging a highway authority to provide—

      (a) on any highway created by a special diversion order, a metalled carriage-way, or

      (b) on a restricted byway so created, a carriage-way which is by any other means provided with a surface suitable for the passage of mechanically propelled vehicles."'.

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

127

Page     57,     line     16     [Schedule     6],     leave out 'footpath or bridleway' and insert 'relevant highway'.

   

Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

128

Page     57,     line     21     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

    '(12A) In this section "relevant highway" has the meaning given in section 119D(2)'.

   

Mr David Heath
Mr Tom Brake
Mr Damian Green
Mr James Paice
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

42

Page     57     [Schedule     6],     leave out lines 22 and 23.

   

Mr Andrew F. Bennett
Dr David Clark

78

Page     57,     line     23     [Schedule     6],     leave out '118B(9) above' and insert '121F below'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

256

Page     57,     line     24     [Schedule     6],     leave out from 'council' to end of line 28 and insert 'for the making by virtue of section 119B(1)(b) above of a special diversion order in relation to any highway for which the council are the highway authority and which—

      (a) crosses land occupied for the purposes of the school, and

      (b) is a relevant highway as defined by section 119B(1A) above.'.

 
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