HL Deb 24 January 1979 vol 397 cc1392-3

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to amend the Countryside (Scotland) Act 1967 by empowering planning authorities to make byelaws in relation to public paths, long distance routes and public rights of way; by allotting to planning authorities carrying out district planning functions certain powers and duties in relation to public rights of way; and by providing a new designation for officers engaged in certain activities; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read la—(Lord Hughes.)

On Question, Bill read la, and to be printed.