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Contents (Note: the law here refers to England and Wales only)
1 Ownership of Paths Surface, 'Spits' & Toilets
2 'Creation' and 'Creation' Making public paths public
3 Widths How wide is a path?
4 Path structures: Gap Gate and Stile, which has some legal content.
5 Structures in orders - an inspector's view
7 Maintenance of structures, whose job?
8 Link to 'Hoogstraten' appeal court judgment Nov 2002
9 The use of Common Law for Abatement
10 Link to Planning Inspectorate
11 The CROW Act
12 'Significantly interferes' The Kidner case