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Enacting Formula

Part 1 PRELIMINARY

Part 2 PUBLIC PATH SYSTEM

Division 1 — Declaring public paths

Division 2 — Access agreements

Part 3 USE OF PUBLIC PATHS

Division 1 — Rights of users of public paths

Division 2 — Conduct of users of public paths

Division 3 — Code of conduct for users of public paths

Division 4 — Wayfinding and maintaining clear public paths

Part 4 DEALING IN PERSONAL MOBILITY DEVICES, ETC.

Part 5 ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

Division 1 — Enforcement personnel

Division 2 — Enforcement powers

Division 3 — Offences and general provisions

Part 6 MISCELLANEOUS

Part 7 CONSEQUENTIAL AND RELATED AMENDMENTS TO OTHER ACTS

 
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On 27/06/2017, you requested the version in force on 27/06/2017 incorporating all amendments published on or before 27/06/2017. The closest version currently available is that of 01/01/2999.
Declaring and classifying public» paths
6.
—(1)  Subject to this section, the Authority may, by «order» in the Gazette, declare that land of a kind mentioned in subsection (2) is set aside for use by members of the «public» as —
(a)
a pedestrian‑only path;
(b)
a footpath; or
(c)
a shared path.
(2)  A «public» path of a kind mentioned in subsection (1) may be declared over —
(a)
any «public» land; or
(b)
any private land that is subject to an access agreement in favour of the Authority for the purposes of this «Act».
(3)  A «public» path may only be declared over «public» land that is not State land if —
(a)
an agreement in relation to the declaration of the «public» path is entered into between —
(i)
the Minister; and
(ii)
the Minister charged with the responsibility for the «public» authority in whom the land is vested or which has the care, control or management of the land; and
(b)
the «order» under subsection (1) for the «public» path conforms to that agreement.
(4)  An «order» under subsection (1) must —
(a)
identify or describe the «public» path; and
(b)
specify whether the «public» path is a pedestrian‑only path, a footpath or a shared path.
(5)  An «order» under subsection (1) may —
(a)
include terms and conditions as to the use and management of the «public» path; and
(b)
provide for periods during which the «public» path is closed.
(6)  An «order» under subsection (1) in relation to private land must conform to the terms of the access agreement on which it is based.
(7)  An «order under subsection (1) (or as varied under section 7) —
(a)
attaches to the land; and
(b)
is binding on all persons who from time to time have an interest in the land.
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