Definition of way leave in English:

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way leave

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A right of way granted by a landowner, generally in exchange for payment and typically for purposes such as the erection of telegraph wires or laying of pipes: companies must have way leaves for work they want to carry out on private land they must seek a way leave
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  • A site on private land is available if the Council agrees to grant a way leave for access to a new private housing development.
  • Lot 2, located directly adjacent to lot 1, containing the septic tank for the house in lot 1, with a way leave to service the tank, and measuring 0.6 acres, similarly achieved a record-breaking price in Mayo.
  • Corrib project personnel are expected over the winter to begin marking out the way leave for the upstream pipeline from the terminal site to the Dooncarton landfall near Pullathomas.

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