Managing unauthorised camping by Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland: guidance for local authorities

Practical advice for local authorities on how to manage unauthorised camp sites.


1. Available online at:

2. Available on the Scottish Government website.

3. Note that Sections 62 A-E of the 1994 Act, inserted by the Anti-social behaviour Act 2003, do not extend to Scotland.

4. EHRC Codes of Practice:

5. R (Fuller) v Chief Constable of Dorset Police, The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2003] Q.B. 480; Chapman v The United Kingdom 2001 (Application no. 27238/95); Varey v The United Kingdom 1998 (Application no. 26662/95); Buckley v The United Kingdom 1994 (Application no. 20348/92).

6. Implemented in the UK by the Race Relations Act 1976 (Amendment) Regulations 2003


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