Section 25 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 placed a duty on each local authority to establish at least one local access forum for its area.
The Highland Council has established 6 Local Access Forums to advise the Council on access issues. The functions of a forum are to provide advice when requested to do so by the local authority and to provide assistance in any dispute resolution in relation to the exercise of access rights, the delineation and existence of rights of way and the drawing up of core paths plans.
There are 14 members serving on each of the Local Access Forums. Members are appointed for three years and the Forums include a balanced representation with three persons representing each of the following categories together with two Highland Councillors -
If you require any assistance regarding Minutes and Agendas please contact Anne Macrae:
Tel: 01408 635204
Fax: 01408 634041
For general information about the Access Forums please contact -
Planning and Development Service
The Highland Council
Tel: 01463 702250