Gypsies and Travellers protection from eviction
Eviction rules depend on whether Gypsies and Travellers are staying on their own land without planning permission, private land or a council site.
Travellers using their own land as a caravan site without planning permission risk being removed from that land.
The powers of local authorities to provide sites for Gypsy and Travellers, and the rights of occupiers of such sites.
The steps different landowners can take to try and remove travellers, including under common law trespass and the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act.
A Gypsy or Traveller might raise a public law defence against a public authority on conventional judicial review grounds or a breach of human rights.
Local authorities' duties towards homeless Gypsies and Travellers, and the legal definitions of Gypsies and Travellers.