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NPACA1949 S52 PDF Print E-mail

the National Parks & Access to the Countryside Act 1949  (c.97)

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52.   Approval of proposals relating to a long-distance route

(1) On the submission to the Minister of a report under the last foregoing section, the Minister shall consider any proposals contained in the report under subsection (2) of that section and may either approve the proposals, with or without modifications, or reject the proposals:

Provided that where the Minister does not propose to approve the proposals as set out in the report he shall, before coming to a determination as to what action to take under this subsection, consult with the Commission the Agency Natural England and such other authorities and persons as he may think fit.

(2) As soon as may be after the Minister determines under the last foregoing subsection either to approve any proposals, with or without modifications, or to reject them, he shall notify his determination to the Commission the Agency Natural England and to every National Park authority joint planning board, County Council, county borough council and county district council whose Park or area is traversed by the route to which the report relates.

(3) Proposals approved by the Minister under subsection (1) of this section, either as originally set out in the report or as modified by the Minister, are hereinafter referred to as "approved proposals relating to a long-distance route."

this section amended by ;
Local Government Act 1972 sched.30
Environment Act 1995 sched.10
SI 1999/416 sched.1
Natural Environment & Rural Communities Act 2006 sched.11

Updated 15/7/2006 [RK]

Last Updated ( Friday, 15 December 2006 )