When is a laneway a public highway?

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Resource Name: When is a laneway a public highway?
Author: Julie Davis
Date Uploaded: 01 Sep 2016
Download File: VPELA Revue Sept 2016 Roads 30 8 2016.pdf  (Paper for 0.23 MB)
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This paper considers a decision of the Supreme Court of Victoria wherein the Court considers the legal status of a laneway. The laneway ran between two dwellings from a residential street to a pathway adjacent a railway line. The Court considered the inter-relationship between the Local Government Act, the Road Management Act and the common law.  

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