Section 38 Highways Act 1980 – Commuted Sum Payments

6 Mar, 2009

The attached paper is a position statement regarding Section 38 of the Highways Act 1980 surrounding commuted sum payments.

It has been prepared by a group set up by the HBF board as a result of the substantial increase in the number of times these payments are being demanded by highway authorities. It explores the history of highway adoption and the role and influence of planning and Building Regulation decisions upon this.

SECTION 38 Position Statement 230209


Section 38 Highways Act 1980 covering note to statement