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Effect of notice of closure

38E Effect of notice of closure

(1) On publication of the notice closing the council public road concerned--
(a) the road ceases to be a public road, and
(b) the rights of passage and access that previously existed in relation to the road are extinguished.
(2) The land comprising a former road--
(a) in the case of a public road that was previously vested in a council (other than a public road in respect of which no construction has ever taken place)--remains vested in the council, and
(b) in any other case--becomes (or, if previously vested in the Crown, remains) vested in the Crown as Crown land.

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