Commentary

181 Common law trespass

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
| Commentary

181 Common law trespass

| Commentary

2: TRESPASS

181 Common law trespass

Any person who strays from a right of way, wanders off the land to which the public have a right of access without permission or fails to observe the conditions of access is a trespasser. Entry onto land without the authority of the landowner, camping or parking vehicles on any land is also the tort of trespass, actionable by the landowner. Due to the effect of Part I of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 20001, ramblers and walkers have automatic access to large areas of designated ‘open access’ land without

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