17 Application to Land and Environment Court against proposed
(1) Before dedicating land as a public road under section 16, the
council must cause at least 28 days’ notice of its intention to do so to
be served on the owner of the land.
(2) During that period of 28 days, the owner of the land may, in
accordance with rules of court, apply to the Land and Environment Court for a
declaration that the land should not be dedicated as a public
(3) The Land and Environment Court may make such decision as it thinks
fit with respect to the application.