GN24-10 Impact of the Equality Act 2010 on Public Rights of Way and Public Access to Land (including permissive access)
The Equality Act 2010 places on duty on service providers and public bodies to ensure that, so far as possible, disabled people are not disadvantaged. Defra has issued guidance on how the Act might affect the provision of structures on public rights of way. This Guidance Note examines how landowners, who have public rights of way, access land or permissive access, may be affected by the Equality Act.
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A chartered surveyor with responsibility for CLA policy on public rights of way and access issues. Provides advice to members on issues arising from public access to the countryside.
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