Following is an extract from Section 61 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.
The full Act is available on the Internet.
Power to remove trespassers on land.
61.—(1) If the senior police officer present at the scene reasonably believes that two
or more persons are trespassing on land and are present there with the common purpose of
residing there for any period, that reasonable steps have been taken by or on behalf of the
occupier to ask them to leave and —
(a) that any of those persons has caused damage to the land or to property on the land or
used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour towards the occupier, a member
of his family or an employee or agent of his,
(b) that those persons have between them six or more vehicles on the land, he may direct those
persons, or any of them, to leave the land and to remove any vehicles or other property
they have with them on the land.
(2) Where the persons in question are reasonably believed by the senior police officer to
be persons who were not originally trespassers but have become trespassers on the land,
the officer must reasonably believe that the other conditions specified in subsection
(1) are satisfied after those persons became trespassers before he can exercise the
power conferred by that subsection.
(3) A direction under subsection (1) above, if not communicated to the persons referred to
in subsection (1) by the police officer giving the direction, may be communicated to
them by any constable at the scene.
(4) If a person knowing that a direction under subsection (1) above has been given which
applies to him —
(a) fails to leave the land as soon as reasonably practicable, or
(b) having left again enters the land as a trespasser within the period of three months
beginning with the day on which the direction was given,he commits an offence and is
liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or a
fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale, or both.
(5) A constable in uniform who reasonably suspects that a person is committing an offence
under this section may arrest him without a warrant.
Lake Vyrnwy, a reservoir, where swimming (and
other activities) are not allowed.
Well worth a visit all the same. Not far from Bala N.Wales.
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