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Letters: Issue 242 3 May 2012

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Protection of Freedoms Act will not settle private clamping debate

John Kruse

The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 has received Royal Assent. Section 54 makes it a criminal offence to clamp cars on private land "without lawful authority." I have long argued with the Home Office and Ministry of Justice that this section was defective: sadly, they failed to enter into any meaningful discussion of the subject. My argument is as follows:

1) Private landowners retain the common law right of 'distress damage feasant.' This will permit them (and their enforcement...

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