1Functions Conferred by the Highways Act 1980 or any Regulations under any Provision of that Act
Subject to paragraph 5 below, functions conferred on a local highway authority as highway authority for a highway in relation to that highway or to highway connected land, by or under any of the following provisions of the 1980 Act:
(a) section 41(1) (highway authority's duty to maintain highway maintainable at public expense);
(b) section 62 (general power of improvement);
(c) section 64 (dual carriageways and roundabouts);
(d) section 66 (provision of footways and guard-rails etc for publicly maintainable highways);
(e) section 68 (refuges);
(f) section 69(1) (highway authority's powers to construct, light, etc subways);
(g) section 70 (footbridges over highways);
(h) section 71 (margins for horses and livestock);
(i) section 75(1) and (2) (highway authority's powers to vary widths of carriageways and footways);
(j) section 76 (levelling of highways);
(k) section 77 (alteration of levels);
(l) section 78 (cutting off of corners);
(m) section 80(1), (2), and (3) (power to fence highways);
(n) section 81 (provision of highway boundary posts);
(o) section 84 (maintenance of cattle-grids and by-passes);
(p) section 90 (protection of bridges and railways);
(q) section 90G (traffic calming works);
(r) section 92 (reconstruction of bridge maintainable at public expense);
(s) section 96 (powers of highway and local authorities to plant trees, lay out grass verges etc);
(t) section 97 (lighting of highways);
(u) section 99 (metalling of highways);
(v) section 100(1), (2), (4), (5) and (6) (highway authority's powers and duties relating to drainage of highways) except insofar as they relate to the power to enter premises under section 168 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (entry for works purposes);
(w) section 101(1), (3), (4), (5), and (6) (power to fill in roadside ditches etc);
(x) section 102(1) and (2) (provision of works for protecting highways against hazards of nature);
(y) section 103 (provision of posts to indicate depth of flood water);
(z) section 104 (mitigating nuisance of dust);
(aa) section 105 (power to improve road-ferries);
(bb) section 114 (provision of public conveniences by county council for users of roads for which they are the highway authority);
(cc) section 115H(1) (prohibition on exercise of certain of a council's powers without consent of the highway authority);
(dd) section 133 (damage to footways of streets by excavations);
(ee) section 139(1) and (2) (prohibition on deposit of builders' skips without permission of the highway authority);
(ff) section 140(2) (removal of builders' skips);
(gg) section 141(2) (highway authority's power by notice to require removal of tree or shrub in or near carriageway);
(hh) section 150(1), (2) and (4) (highway authority's duty to remove snow, soil etc from highway) except insofar as they relate to an obstruction in a highway which is the property of any person;
(ii) section 167(2), (5) and (6) (consultation with highway authority and local authority's power to give notices in relation to retaining walls near streets);
(jj) section 169(1), (2), (3) and (4)(c) (power of highway authority to license, and give directions in relation to, scaffolding or other structures obstructing the highway);
(kk) section 171 (control of deposit of building materials and making of excavations in streets) except insofar as functions conferred by or under section 171(7) relate to the removal of property of any person;
(ll) section 178(1) prohibition on placing rails, beams etc over highways without consent of the highway authority).
Subject to paragraph 5 below, functions conferred on a local highway authority by or under section 288 of the 1980 Act (power to require gas and water pipes to be moved) insofar as that provision applies to the exercise of any other function listed in this Schedule.
Subject to paragraph 5 below, functions conferred on a local highway authority as competent authority, by virtue of its being a highway authority for a highway, by or under any of the following provisions of the 1980 Act:
(a) section 143(1) (competent authority's power to give notice requiring removal of structures from highways); and
(b) section 154(1), (1A) and (2) (competent authority's power to give notice requiring removal of overhanging hedge, tree or shrub); and
(c) section 185 (competent authority's power to install etc refuse or storage bins in streets).
Functions conferred on a local highway authority as highway authority for a highway by or under the following provisions of the Walkway Regulations 1973:
(a) regulation 3(1) (prohibition on exercise of certain powers conferred on highway authority in relation to walkways without consent of building owner);
(b) regulation 4(1) (prohibition on placing etc of apparatus of statutory undertakers without consent of highway authority and building owner);
(c) regulation 5(3) (prohibition on temporary closure of walkway until expiry of a specified period from the date of notice to the highway authority and others); and
(d) regulation 6 (stopping up of walkway by building owner).
(1) Paragraphs 1 to 3 above shall not include:
(a) any functions conferred by or under section 294 of the 1980 Act (entry etc, of premises by highway authority or council for certain purposes); or
(b) any function to the extent that the function confers a power or right of entry into or on any premises or land of which the local highway authority is not the owner or occupier.
(2) Where section 338 or 339 of the 1980 Act (saving for works, etc, of dock, harbour and canal undertakers and saving for works etc of drainage authorities etc) applies to the exercise of any functions listed in paragraphs 1 to 3 above, those functions shall be construed as including any additional requirements imposed by those sections.
Specified date: 23 July 1999: see art 1(1).