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HA80 S121a PDF Print E-mail

Highways Act 1980   (c.66)

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121A.   Regulations with respect to applications for orders.

(1) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision as respects applications under section 118ZA, 118C, 119ZA or 119C above -
(a) requiring the applicant to issue a certificate as to the interests in, or rights in or over, the land to which the application relates and the purpose for which the land is used,
(b) requiring the applicant to give notice of the application to such persons as may be prescribed,
(c) requiring the applicant to certify that any requirement of regulations under this section has been complied with or to provide evidence that any such requirement has been complied with,
(d) as to the publicising of any application,
(e) as to the form, content and service of such notices and certificates, and
(f) as to the remission or refunding in prescribed circumstances of the whole or part of any prescribed charge.

(2) If any person -
(a) issues a certificate which purports to comply with any requirement imposed by virtue of subsection (1) above and contains a statement which he knows to be false or misleading in a material particular; or
(b) recklessly issues a certificate which purports to comply with any such requirement and contains a statement which is false or misleading in a material particular,
he shall be guilty of an offence.

(3) A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

(4) Notwithstanding section 127 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (limitation of time for taking proceedings) summary proceedings for an offence under this section may be instituted at any time within three years after the commission of the offence.




This entire new section added by ;
Countryside & RoW Act 2000 sched.6

NOT YET IN FORCE


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