Wednesday 22 September 2021

Words of Wisdom?

There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don't know we don't know.
Donald Rumsfeld

Visit Westerham

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These signs usually mean nothing, as trespass is a civil offence and you can only be prosecuted for a criminal offence.  If you trespass (i.e. enter someone's land without permission) the landowner can ask you to leave and use reasonable force to make you leave.  The law does not define "reasonable force"; it depends on the circumstances of each case.  Recent law, passed to curtail the activities of motorway protesters, has created the criminal offence of aggravated trespass.