80. Infringements of private rights over game are in the nature of trespass.

Private rights over game, whatever their origin, are essentially local in character, and the principle upon which their security depends is that of the law of trespass1. Trespass is committed by any person who enters the land of another without authority to do so2. Such an act requires no motive, such as the search for or pursuit of game, to supply a ground of claim to the injured party; but while the right to claim is open to any occupier whose ground is trespassed on, it is of special importance to the holder of rights over game, as it