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Countryside and Rights of Way Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Supplement (a) to the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 56
 
  
BY THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
416A*     Page 35, line 14, at end insert--
    (""improved network" means a network where action has been taken to make it easier, safer and more enjoyable for people to use the network on foot or on horseback, by means that include (without prejudice to the exercise of other powers)--
      (a)  the creation of new public paths (footpaths and bridleways) to link with other rights of way in the network or to avoid walking or riding on roads;
      (b)  measures to make local rights of way more accessible to blind or partially-sighted people and others with mobility problems, including (but not limited to) the removal of stiles or their replacement by gates;
      (c)  measures to make it easier, safer and more enjoyable for people on foot or on horseback to use those carriageways which provide links between footpaths, bridleways and restricted byways, including (but not limited to) the exercise of traffic calming powers and powers to make traffic regulation orders;
      (d)  the creation of safe and convenient means for people on foot or on horseback to cross roads and railways;")
 
 
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