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Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000

A briefing

This is another act breached.

Says Tony Barnett

Says Tony BarnettA person is not entitled to be on any land, if in or on that land he:

  1. Drives or rides a cycle other than an invalid carriage as is defined by S 20 (2) of the [1970, C.44] disabled persons act 1970
  2. Uses a vessel or sailboard on none tidal water.
  3. Has with him any other animal than a dog
  4. Commits any criminal act/offenceLights or tends a fire
  5. Intentionally or recklessly takes, kills, injures or disturbs any animal bird or fish
  6. Intentionally or recklessly takes, damages or destroys any eggs or nests
  7. Feeds any livestock
  8. Bathes in any non tidal water.
  9. Engages in any operations of or connected with hunting, shooting, fishing, trapping, snaring, taking or destroying animals, birds or fish.
  10. Intentionally removes, damages, or destroys any plant, shrub, tree or root or any part of a plant, tree, shrub or root Affixes or writes any advertisement, bill, placard or notice.

In relation to any lawful activities which persons are engaging in or are about to engage in on that or adjoining land, does anything which is intended by him to have the effect:

  1. of intimidating those persons so as to deter them or any of them from engaging in that activity
  2. of obstructing that activity
  3. disrupting that activity
  4. Disrupts, annoys, disturbs, obstructs persons

Under the Act, any person placing a notice containing any false or misleading information likely to deter the public from exercising the rights of access to a common is liable on summary conviction to a fine

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