General and final provisions
The power of the Secretary of State to make orders and regulations under this
Act is exercisable by statutory instrument.
No statutory instrument to which subsection (3) applies may be made unless a
draft of the instrument has been laid before and approved by each House of
This subsection applies to orders and regulations made under paragraphs 3
A statutory instrument made under this Act to which subsection (3) does not
apply is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of
There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—
any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of this Act,
any increase attributable to this Act in the sums which are payable out of
money so provided under any other Act.
Short title, commencement and extent
This Act may be cited as the Trespassers on Land (Liability for Damage and
This Act shall come into force six months after the day on which it is passed.
This Act extends to England and Wales only.
Register of persons whose identity has been given to a constable
Meaning of “relevant provisions”
For the purposes of section 3(1), the “relevant provisions” are—
section 61(3A) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994
section 62ZA(4) of that Act (which applies the provisions of section
61(3A) to directions given under section 62ZA(1) and (3)), and
section 62A(3A) of that Act.
Meaning of “authorised persons”
For the purposes of section 3(2) and of this Schedule, the “authorised
the Secretary of State,
a police officer of at least the rank of superintendent,
an officer of a local authority who holds the position of deputy chief
officer (within the meaning of section 2(8) of the Local Government
and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)) or a position of greater seniority than
deputy chief officer, and
persons holding an office or employment the duties of which relate,
in whole or in part, to the establishment or maintenance of the
Power to amend paragraphs 1 and 2
The Secretary of State may by order amend paragraphs 1 and 2.
General provisions about information held on the register
Making of entries in the register
The Secretary of State shall by regulations prescribe—
the means by which a constable shall inform the Secretary of State of
the identity of a person that has been given to him under a relevant
the manner in which information so provided shall be entered in the
Access to information in the register
The Secretary of State shall by regulations prescribe the manner in which
information contained in the register is to be made available to authorised
persons for the purposes specified in section 3(2).
Unauthorised disclosure of information and tampering
The Secretary of State may by regulations prescribe—
circumstances where a person is guilty of an offence if he discloses
information in the register without being duly authorised do so or
tampers with the register, and
penalties in respect of an offence so prescribed.