Lawyers berate new law criminalising squatters – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted August 31st, 2012 in landlord & tenant, news, squatting by tracey

“Lawyers have branded as ‘headline-grabbing’ and unnecessary the introduction of a new criminal offence of squatting, warning that it could harm vulnerable people. But the government is unrepentant, declaring that the move signals the end of ‘squatters’ rights’.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 31st August 2012