Petition to the Welsh Assembly

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25 January 2016

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Please consider signing and sharing this petition to be delivered to the incoming Welsh Assembly following the election in May. If you would like a paper petition form to collect signatures, email for a PDF file (Welsh or English versions available) and return address.

The petition reads: "We call on the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to implement a Bill to establish statutory public rights of access to land and water for recreational and other purposes. The bill should enshrine access rights and responsibilities for the public in the same way that the 2003 Land Reform (Scotland) Act encourages co-operative use of the outdoors for healthy, low impact recreation. This Bill must enshrine public rights of navigation for inland water, and permit access to and along water. It must remove the lack of legal clarity and restrictions which act as a barrier to sport and recreation and the promotion of Wales as a welcoming place for healthy recreation, tourism and adventurous activity at all levels of participation and enjoyment."

To view the petition in full and sign it, please click here

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