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do legal rights of access lapse if they have not been used

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do legal rights of access lapse if they have not been used in a period of 13 years

No, they do not automatically lapse simply because they have not been used for 13 years or even 20 years.

You would need to go to court for an order that the right of way has been abandoned and the courts would require proof from you that the beneficiary of the right of way intended to abandon their right by making express or implied declarations or statements or actions.

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