Illegal encampments: police and local authority powers

Land

This Business Guide should be read alongside NFU Business Guide 009 Illegal encampments; precautionary measures and applying for a Possession Order. Copies of this document can be obtained from NFU CallFirst on 0370 845 8458 or downloaded from www.nfuonline.com.
The law recognises a number of offences involving the unauthorised occupation of land and disruptive mass gatherings.