The council has now threatened to use the Highways Act 1980 to have the sheep rounded up.
What does HA stand for?
HA stands for Highways Act 1980 (UK)
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Most coastal National Trust properties are protected from Path Creation Orders under Section 26 Highways Act 1980.
The Welsh Ministers The Cardiff to Glan Conwy Trunk Road (A470) Maes yr Helmau to Cross Foxes Improvement Environmental Impact Assessment Notice of Decision to proceed in Accordance with Section 105 B (6) of The Highways Act 1980 (As Amended) and Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 Regulations 61, 62 And 66: Assessment of Implications for European Sites The Welsh Ministers hereby give notice they have considered the Environmental Statement (ES) for the above scheme and the written comments made in response to its publication and have decided to proceed with the project.
What gets me is that the council tell people to put their complaints in writing, but when you do they don't accept responsibility, quoting the Highways Act 1980.
In order to avoid this potentially disastrous outcome, landowners should be aware of the mechanism available to them under section 31(6) of the Highways Act 1980.
Local Authorities have a power under the Highways Act 1980 to acquire land compulsorily for the construction or improvement of a highway.
Yet, Section 164 of the Highways Act 1980 states that barbed wire is illegal alongside a public highway if it can be proved to cause a "nuisance", which is legal jargon for "injury".
This is a criminal offence under the Highways Act 1980.